Sona is a five-year-old girl from Cambodia. She has one older brother and loves to watch cartoons.
As a toddler, Sona developed a high fever. A doctor in her village gave her multiple injections in her thigh in order to help treat her illness. The muscle around the injection site on her left leg became stiff. Ever since then, Sona has had trouble walking and bending her leg. Surgery has been recommended to release the muscle contraction in Sona’s leg.
Our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre, is requesting $417 to fund Sona’s treatment. Her operation is scheduled for November 21 at our medical partner’s care center, Kien Khleang National Rehabilitation Centre. This surgery will increase her mobility and help her to play with other children.
“I hope my daughter can use her leg,” Sona’s mother says.