August 3, 2022
Chham is a 76-year-old retired rice farmer. He is married and has one daughter, two sons, and 12 grandchildren. Both he and his wife are retired from farming and live with their youngest son, who is a farmer. He enjoys listening to the news and to monks pray on the radio.
One year ago, Chham developed a cataract in his right eye, causing him to experience light sensitivity, blurry vision, and eye tearing. He has difficulty seeing things clearly, including colors and faces, and is worried about falling when walking, so he is not able to go places on his own.
When Chham learned about our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre, he traveled for three and a half hours seeking treatment. On August 3rd, doctors will perform cataract surgery and place an intraocular lens implant in his right eye. After recovery, he will be able to see clearly. Now, he needs help funding this $253 procedure.
Chham says, “I hope after surgery I can see better. I would like to go outside to visit our pagoda and join in the ceremonies.”
Chham is a 76-year-old retired rice farmer. He is married and has one daughter, two sons, and 12 grandchildren. Both he and his wife are ret...
January 9, 2023
Chham underwent cataract surgery.
Chham knew of CSC from a neighbor, so he trusted that he would be well taken care of. When he opened his eye the day after his cataract surgery, he was amazed at how well he could see colors and faces. He rested at home for a few days and has been using eye drops to recover. He is delighted that he can help his children on the farm and looks forward to visiting his local pagoda for ceremonies. His improved vision has improved his self-esteem and will allow him to be more independent.
Chham’s wife said: “my husband was not happy staying in the house all day, and felt like he couldn’t help our children. After his operation, he can see better and is looking forward to helping our children. Thank you for his surgery so he can help our children and our grandchildren.”
Chham knew of CSC from a neighbor, so he trusted that he would be well taken care of. When he opened his eye the day after his cataract surg...