World Sight Day is just three days away! To mark the occasion, we’re holding a public celebration event in Kanapur, a village located in Telangana State, India. The village will be declared avoidable blindness free! What does this mean? It means that anyone in the village who was suffering from unnecessary blindness, or was at… Continue reading Celebrating World Sight Day 2014: No More Avoidable Blindness!
With Mother’s Day on the horizon for Canadians, Americans, and others, it’s a natural association to think of babies. Their wide-eyed wonder at the world around them makes all but the crankiest person smile. Yet it may be shocking to realize that in the time it took you to read this paragraph, a child somewhere… Continue reading It’s a wonderful world… for a baby who can see
Commitment and energy are precious commodities for most of us. An organization’s mission and vision need to personally resonate for volunteers to invest their valuable time. That’s why we were so appreciative when Dan Parlow – who is both a busy Vancouver lawyer and the chair of Operation Eyesight Canada – was able to come… Continue reading Don’t take blindness sitting down: An interview with our board chair
On May 25, I wrote about why quality is so important to Operation Eyesight. In case you’re wondering why I’m writing about this now, it’s because too many people are afraid to get the help they need. For years now, we’ve known that next to cataracts, the second leading cause of avoidable blindness in developing… Continue reading We must see through their eyes (Part 2 of 2)