Much like many other people living in remote communities, Bis Man Gurang lived a simple life working to support his family and village. 70 year old, father of two, Gurang used to be a caprterpter and enjoyed his job. However, when Bis Man began to lose his vision he quickly realised that he would have to give up his career.
He was unable to work as it was no loner safe for him to use his tools if he could not see. Luckily, a Tej Kohli and Ruit Foundation team was arriving in his village and he welcomed the prospect of having his sight restored with open arms.
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