Mengsim is a 49-year-old tour guide from Cambodia. He is married and lives in the province with his wife and two sons. Mengsim’s wife sells soft drinks from their home.
In December 2020, Mengsim was in a car accident that caused paralysis of his right hand. This injury, a branchial plexus nerve injury, can cause him to lose feeling and control of his shoulder, arm, and hand. Mengsim is unable to lift his arm and he cannot work.
Mengsim traveled to our medical partner’s care center to receive treatment. On June 23rd, he will undergo a brachial plexus repair surgery. After recovery, He will be able to use his arm again. Our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre, is requesting $696 to fund this procedure.
Mengsim shares, “I am thankful that I will be able to return to work when my arm heals so I can support my family.”