To weave cloth using a handloom, you need patience, coordination and most of all – keen eyesight. So when Junmoni, a handloom weaver, started having trouble with her vision, she knew her livelihood was in peril. The mother of two lives in Chakala, a village near the Brahmaputra River in Assam, northeast India. Her husband… Continue reading Vision restored, hope renewed for mother in India
With four young children, 28-year-old Varsha’s household is very busy. In addition to looking after the children, Varsha also kept busy as a tailor. She enjoyed sewing clothes, and the money she earned was an important contribution to her family’s income. Varsha started to experience problems with her vision, along with severe headaches. These problems… Continue reading A family transformed thanks to a simple pair of eyeglasses
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
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!