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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Grandma Choun Kim from Cambodia

Children Bridge Organization                   100 Friends Project

Grandma  Choun Kim

  1. Background
Grandma Choun Kim is the oldest woman in Andong Thmey community. She is ninety- four years old. She had four daughters. She lived with second daughter in Andong Thmey village, Sangkat Korkroka, Khan Prek Pnov, Phnom Penh. But now, she cannot anything   because she had blood pressure and cripple. Grandma only slept in the bed outside her house. Her daughter used the old blankets hung around the sleeping bed instead of curtain to protect the sun heat. Grandma Choun Kim lived through Khmer regime. She lived with her serious life by Pol Pot forced her to work over the time and over her power until she was a cripple then Pol Pot forced her and threatened her to kill in the field by using the reason why she cannot work and be lazy, but she had no enough food to support her life. She got cripple for three years during Pol Pot regime because she worked over power and time every day. After that she was better until she was nine two years old. Grandma Choun Kim got serious sickness till the present. Her daughter is housewife and staying at home to look after her mother.  Her husband  is motor driver he earned around 20 000 riels per day he need to spend much for his family such as foods, water, electricity, sending children to school and medicine for grandma every day. 

  1. Recent problems

Grandma Choun Kim has blood pressure and she is paralyzed and laying in bed for many years.  She sleeps in the bed under the balcony in front of house where the sun heats in the day time.  Grandma Choun Kim can eat some food and drinks. She takes  blood pressure medicine and calcium medicine to support her health every day.   
  1. 100 Friends Support
Grandma Choun Kim is really happy and excited that she got offering stuff such as fan, sleeping mat, mosquito net, clothing and her life feels better . Grandma Choun Kim  smiled and said in the soft voice that “ I am really happy and excited. Thank you so much to all donors who feel kind to offer stuff and provided the medicine to support her life. I wish all the best”.

 MEDICOLAT 20 mg (Medicine for blood pressure)
Grandma takes the blood pressure medicine everyday.

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