In his own words… “My name is Chikhale Motiram. I’m 21 years old, and I live in a small village in the Latur district in Maharashtra, India. I have one year of experience in surgical marketing. My father is a farmer, my mother is a house wife and I have four siblings. I completed the… Continue reading Chikhale is so grateful for your support!
For Vineela Cherukuri, her position as a Program Officer with Operation Eyesight in India is not just a career she had dreamed of, but also an opportunity to create lasting changes in the lives of thousands of people! Vineela joined our family in August 2018, after working for two years as a clinical optometrist at… Continue reading A day in the life of a program officer
Earlier this month, we had the privilege of hosting Dr. Gullapalli N. Rao (center), Founder and Chairman of the L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), and Dr. Taraprasad Das, Vice-Chairman of LVPEI (right), in Calgary. LVPEI has been our partner for the last 17 years. Together we’ve made eye care possible in some of the… Continue reading Quality above all: Our partnership with L V Prasad Eye Institute, India
Rathnamma and Venkitaraman have been each other’s support ever since they migrated to Bangalore, India to work as construction labourers. Despite 40 years of hard work, the couple was only able to accumulate a small amount of savings. And that savings was quickly used after Venkitaram’s sight faded, until he eventually went blind. Without his… Continue reading Together from Darkness to Light