Morm is a 56-year-old rice farmer from Cambodia. She has 11 grandchildren and likes to listen to the monks on the radio.
Six months ago, Morm developed a cataract in each eye, causing her blurred vision, teary eyes, and irritation. She has difficulty seeing things clearly, recognizing faces, and going anywhere outside.
When Morm learned about our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre, she traveled for a half an hour seeking treatment. On February 11, doctors will perform a phacoemulsification surgery and an intraocular lens implant in each eye. After recovery, she will be able to see clearly. Now, she needs help to fund this $398 procedure.
She says, “I hope that after my eye surgery I will be able to see everything and recognize faces. I also hope that I can help my family with work at home, like cooking food, taking care of the grandchildren, and going outside of the house independently.”