Som Bay is a 67-year-old rice farmer from Cambodia. She enjoys looking after her family members and visiting the local village.
One year ago, Som Bay developed a cataract in each eye, causing her blurry vision, tearing, and photophobia. She has difficulty seeing things clearly, recognizing faces, and going anywhere outside.
When Som Bay learned about our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre, she traveled for two and half hours seeking treatment. On January 8th, doctors will perform a phacoemulsification cataract 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 $425 procedure.
“I hope that I will be able to see clearly so I can return to my work on the rice farm,” she shared.