Mrs. Lina and her husband live in Tan Mou village, Svey Reng province south of Cambodia. They were new married couple family and they had only one child. Mrs. Lina was so sad with her baby was born with cleft lip. Mrs. Lina was so worried how to bring her baby up in future, because she was difficult to breast feed. She was ashamed to take little Sina to along with her out of public. “When she grows up, she has not friend, no school, no man to married her because of cleft lip” says Lina
The family was desperate to get Sina’s cleft lip fixed, but they did not have money for the surgery. They are rice farmer, and Mrs. Lina earns only one dollar and half a day cutting grass for neighborhood‘s farm.
Dan Sina – after
One day Mrs. Lina took her child to offer medicine in local health center near her village, she heard CBN’s cleft lip project in poster. This brought new hope to Mrs. Lina and Sina. Sina met CBN staff, and they
arranged an operation for her in hospital.
Today a little girl, Sina has a new smile. Her parents and grandma are very happy for her “i would like to thank CBN and donors who provided this help, Mrs. Lina said. “Thank for arranging transportation and accompanied us on the three post operation examination. Now Sina looks lovely, thank you.”