Hey all, I'm Asher Coello, a female to male transgender guy. I'm a dual citizen of the US and Peru and am currently living in Peru. I'm now two years on testosterone, seventeen years old, and turning eighteen in August of 2018. This fundraiser is to help me be able to afford to get top surgery (removal of the breast tissue in transgender males) here in Peru.
I have been struggling binding in the heat down here and not being able to enjoy the beach or walking outside for too long since I overheat. I am currently unemployed since I'm seventeen and can't find a job here since most start at 18. The dysphoria and discomfort I feel having to bind my chest everyday is always hard and this surgery would really help relieve some dysphoria and help me feel comfortable in the heat, able to take off my shirt at the beach instead of wearing three layers in the hot sun. I've tried taking art commissions to gather the money but they're very rare and I have to price low to compete with other artists. So This is why I started this fundraiser just so if anyone has a dollar or two to help me get this surgery. I have done some research and found out there is a reliable surgeon able to preform this here in Lima, Peru, just a town over. His average pricing is 5,000 Peruvian Nuevo Soles, or 1,549.02 US Dollars.
This surgery really means a lot to me so if you support me, I'm so grateful for you. Thank you. I could maybe make donors some art to show it.