Vaishali is a 19-year-old girl who lives in Berasia, Madhya Pradesh, India with her grandparents and younger sister She is pursuing higher education and is preparing for the 12 standard exam. A good result on the exam will ensure her dream to study at a reputed university is realized. Unfortunately, she struggled with her studies… Continue reading Eyeglasses help make dreams a reality
How the Gift of Sight changes lives
Kuluki is a widowed mother and grandmother who lives in Laholiya, a small village in India. Throughout her life, Kuluki supported her family by harvesting in the fields, cooking, cleaning and sewing. When her son married and had children, she looked after the children while he and his wife were working. About two years ago,… Continue reading How the Gift of Sight changes lives
The Gift of Sight brings hope to people who have lost all hope!
Tina had very little hope in her life. Her mother died when she was a child, and she had a huge burden on her shoulders from a very young age. As the only female member of her household, Tina was expected to do all the household chores. That burden became worse as her vision began… Continue reading The Gift of Sight brings hope to people who have lost all hope!
Empowering women in unexpected ways
Blindness is a gender issue. Blindness discriminates. Fifty-five per cent of the world’s blind are women and girls. More than 20 million women and girls are blind, and 120 million are visually impaired. Four out of five people who are blind don’t need to be. And this injustice is magnified in developing countries. Women face… Continue reading Empowering women in unexpected ways