Sokhon is a 63-year-old grocery seller from Cambodia. She has one son and one daughter. Her husband passed away one month ago due to liver disease, and she is living with her daughter. When she is not working, Sokhon likes watching Thai dramas on TV and playing with her grandchildren.
Four years ago, Sokhon developed a cataract in her left eye, causing her blurry vision, tearing, and photophobia. She has difficulty seeing things clearly, recognizing faces, and going anywhere outside.
When Sokhon learned about our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre, she traveled for one-and-a-half hours seeking treatment. On August 3rd, doctors will perform a phacoemulsification cataract surgery and an intraocular lens implant in her left eye. After recovery, she will be able to see clearly. Now, she needs help to fund this $229 procedure.
Sokhon shared, “I hope that my vision becomes clear so I can go back to work and help my daughter. She is doing so much to take care of me since I have started living with her.”