Kreang is a 63-year-old fish seller. She has one daughter, two sons, and two grandchildren. She lives with her husband, who is a farmer, and her youngest daughter, who is a garment worker. While at home, she likes to listen to the monks pray on the radio and take care of her grandchildren.
Five years ago, Kreang developed a cataract in her right eye, causing her photophobia, tearing, and blurry vision. She has difficulty seeing things clearly and recognizing faces. Kreang had to stop selling fish because of her eye condition as she is not able to see well or go outside.
When Kreang learned about our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre, she traveled for three and a half hours seeking treatment. On November 29th, doctors will perform a small incision cataract surgery, 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 $229 procedure.
“I hope after surgery I can see better I can go outside by myself and recognize things well,” says Kreang.