Kroy is a 67-year-old retired rice farmer from Cambodia. He has three sons, three daughters, and six grandchildren. Currently, he lives with his wife and their youngest daughter, who is also a rice farmer. At home, Kroy enjoys going to the pagoda with other villagers.
About a year ago, Kroy developed a cataract in his left eye, causing him blurry vision, photophobia, and tearing. As a result, he has difficulty seeing things clearly, including colors and faces, and is worried about falling when walking, so he cannot go places on his own.
When Kroy learned about our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre (CSC), he traveled for four and a half hours seeking treatment. On January 3rd, doctors will perform cataract surgery and an intraocular lens implant in his left eye. After recovery, he will be able to see clearly. CSC is requesting $253 to fund this procedure.
Kroy said: “After surgery, I hope I can see more clearly, so I can recognize faces and join ceremonies at the pagoda in my village.”