Tang is a rice farmer from Cambodia. She has one brother and two sisters. She likes to watch TV and listen to music in her free time.
Five years ago, Tang had an ear infection. This infection caused the tympanic membrane, or the ear drum, in her right ear to perforate. For this reason, Tang experiences discharge, tinnitus and hearing loss. She has ear pain and difficulty hearing.
Tang traveled to our medical partner’s care center to receive treatment. On January 2, she will undergo a myringoplasty procedure in her right ear. During this procedure, surgeons will close the perforation. Our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre, is requesting $423 to fund this procedure. This covers medications, supplies, and inpatient care.
She says, “I hope that my ear heals soon and I can return to work.”