Shivsagar’s future looked bleak (photo above). With his sight fading and his hope with it, his mother feared the worst. But compassionate people like you came to the rescue, giving Shivsagar hope for a brighter future! After his surgery, his sight has been restored. Can you imagine what it would be like to be a… Continue reading Hope comes in the form of a community health worker
Hira is 74 years old and lives in an ancient village in central Nepal with her husband and her son and his family. The whole family depends on Hira’s son, who works as a labourer to make enough for them to get by. To help out, Hira gardens and sews clothing for the family, while… Continue reading From fearful blindness to joyous sight
Happy 2019! It’s hard to believe that 2018 has come and gone, isn’t it? Time flies. Last year people like you helped us reach thousands of people in need of eye care. Thank you for your support! So many people, like Elagonda from India, were helped through your generosity. Here’s a letter Elagonda wanted us… Continue reading Happy New Year!
Cataract: a clouding of the lens of the eye. In developing countries, a cataract can rob someone not only of their sight, but their livelihood and hope as well. Em was suffering from depression after her husband passed away. She was heartbroken, and nothing felt right. She was lonely, as most of her children had… Continue reading June is Cataract Awareness Month – Em’s Story