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Nhang is a grandmother of ten from Cambodia who needs $225 to fund sight restoring entropion surgery.

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July 9, 2020

Nhang is a 73-year-old woman from Cambodia. She has four children and ten grandchildren. Her husband died five years ago, and since then she has been living with two of her daughters, helping to keep the house in order and taking care of her grandchildren while her daughters farm. In her free time she talks to neighbors or listens to the radio.

Two years ago, Nhang developed entropion of the eyelids. This means that her eyelids turn inward, causing her eyelashes to scrape the surface of her eyes. This causes severe irritation and tearing.

Nhang traveled to our medical partner’s care center to receive treatment. On July 9th, surgeons at our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre (CSC), will perform a corrective procedure to repair her eyelids. Now, Nhang needs help to raise $225 to fund this procedure.

Nhang’s daughter shared, “My mom loves to see my children and play with them and make them food, but since her eyes got bad she has a hard time doing these things. I hope she can get better quickly.”

Nhang is a 73-year-old woman from Cambodia. She has four children and ten grandchildren. Her husband died five years ago, and since then she...

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Nhang's Timeline

  • July 9, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Nhang was submitted by Sieng Heng at Children's Surgical Centre, our medical partner in Cambodia.

  • July 09, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Nhang received treatment at Kien Khleang National Rehabilitation Centre. Medical partners often provide care to patients accepted by Watsi before those patients are fully funded, operating under the guarantee that the cost of care will be paid for by donors.

  • July 10, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Nhang's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • September 17, 2020
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Nhang's treatment update from Children's Surgical Centre.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Nhang is currently raising funds for her treatment.

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Treatment
Entropion / Ectropion Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $225 for Nhang's treatment
Hospital Fees
$57
Medical Staff
$128
Medication
$0
Supplies
$40

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