Lives lost. Hospitals and homes flooded. Eyeglasses washed away in the deluge. An outbreak of waterborne infections. The situation in Kerala state, India is devastating, and the impact on people’s health – including their eye health – is alarming. Our team in India has jumped into action, organizing medical relief camps in collaboration with Little… Continue reading Worst floods in a century have left people vulnerable, without access to eye care
You can’t buy happiness… but you can provide eyeglasses!
Did you flip to November on your calendar and think: “The heck? Where did the year go?” I sympathize. The year really has flown by, and GivingTuesday is only two weeks away! Many of our supporters have already made donations, and we can’t thank you enough. By now, you may know that four out of… Continue reading You can’t buy happiness… but you can provide eyeglasses!
A pair of eyeglasses restores a girl’s future and independence!
Ruth is an 11-year-old girl who lives with her family in a town in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Ruth’s father moved to Ghana’s capital city of Accra in search of new opportunities, and now Ruth lives with her mother and her two siblings in a room rented in an apartment compound. Ruth’s mother Dora is… Continue reading A pair of eyeglasses restores a girl’s future and independence!
World Sight Day has special meaning for one little boy
Until Kevin’s cataract surgery, life was dark and full of doubt. But because of kind-hearted donors, Operation Eyesight helped restore this little boy’s vision, turning his world of darkness to light. Patients, dignitaries, eye health care staff and partners organizations joined the celebratory events for World Sight Day in Elgeyo Marakwet County, Kenya on October… Continue reading World Sight Day has special meaning for one little boy