Toeun is a 67-year-old father from Cambodia who has four sons, two daughters, and 19 grandchildren. When he is not taking care of his children or helping around the house, he enjoys going to the pagoda to listen to the monks pray.
About a year ago, Toeun developed a cataract in each eye, which cause him blurred vision, tearing, and cloudy lenses. It is difficult for him to see things clearly, recognize faces, do any type of work, and go anywhere on his own. Toeun found out about our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre (CSC), from a neighbor in his village. He traveled for three hours with his sister to reach CSC for treatment.
After a phacoemulsification procedure and intraocular lens implant in each eye, Toeun will be able to see clearly again. He is scheduled for surgery on February 2 and needs $292 to fund the procedure.
Toeun says, “I hope my eyes can see everything clearly again so that I can help my daughter around the home and take care of our cows. I want to be able to go to the pagoda by myself easily.”