Lay is a 63-year-old rice farmer from Cambodia. She has two sons and two grandsons, and enjoys listening to the monks pray on the radio and taking care of her grandchildren in her free time.
Three weeks ago, Lay developed a cataract in her right eye, causing her blurry vision, photophobia, and tearing. She has difficulty seeing things clearly, recognizing faces, and going anywhere outside.
When Lay learned about our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre, she traveled for two hours seeking treatment. On July 9, doctors will perform an extra-capsular cataract extraction 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 $211 procedure.
She says, “I hope that I will be able to see clearly so I can help to look after my grandchildren and return to my everyday activities without any difficulty.”