Mengchou is a 77-year-old woman from Cambodia. She has three sons, two daughters, and ten grandchildren. Mengchou enjoys going to the pagoda to listen to the monks pray. If she can not travel to the pagoda she will listen to the monks on the radio.
Mengchou developed a cataract in her right eye, causing her blurry vision making it difficult to walk. She has difficulty seeing things clearly, recognizing faces, and going anywhere outside.
When Mengchou learned about our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre, she traveled for two and a half hours seeking treatment. On April 20th, doctors will perform a small incision cataract surgery and an intraocular lens implant in her right eye. After recovery, she will be able to see clearly. Now, she needs help to fund this $229 procedure.
“I hope I can go to the pagoda by myself again,” Mengchou shared.