Theam is a rice farmer from Cambodia. She has six sons and ten grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and listening to monks pray on the radio.
Two years ago, Theam developed a cataract in each eye, causing her blurred vision, tearing, and irritation. She has difficulty seeing things clearly, recognizing faces, and going anywhere outside.
When Theam learned about our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre, she traveled for two hours seeking treatment. On March 12, doctors will perform a phacoemulsification surgery and an intraocular lens implant in each eye. After recovery, she will be able to see clearly. Now, she needs help to fund this $398 procedure.
She says, “I worry about my vision and going blind. It is difficult for me to do my work. I hope my surgery will change this.”