On World Sight Day, Operation Eyesight put Vision First around the world. Below is just a few of the things we took part in. Everything that we do is thanks to our amazing donors! Vision First for surgery patients in Ghana We celebrated in Ghana by literally putting Vision First! Our partner hospital, Watborg Eye… Continue reading World Sight Day with Operation Eyesight
For most of us, leaving our comfort zone is something we like to avoid. But for Aly, our President and CEO, getting uncomfortable is something he looks forward to in the weeks to come. During September, Aly will be visiting our project countries to meet with our international team and participate in 30 days of… Continue reading Aly’s emotional journey begins
India had an exciting year! Thanks to our donors and partners we screened more than two million people who were at risk of losing their sight. Declaring villages avoidable blindness-free is the pinnacle of our work. We’re ecstatic to say that we declared our 500th village free of avoidable blindness in 2017. With the help… Continue reading 2017 Was An Exciting Year For South Asia, Thanks To You!
It’s normal to think about blindness as a personal condition. After all, it’s easiest to imagine how it would affect your life. But for Surajkali, blindness stole not just her independence, but her 10-year old grandson’s, too. Surajkali is 65 and from India. She lives in Rurwahar Village in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Her husband is a… Continue reading Her blindness was destroying two lives…