One of the most significant ways in which Operation Eyesight is eliminating avoidable blindness is through our Hospital-Based Community Eye Health Program, which is a real mouthful. And it doesn’t stop with the title. The model is complex, and has many moving parts, so that’s why we’re thrilled to have a full breakdown of the… Continue reading How do you eliminate avoidable blindness on a sustainable basis? We have the answer!
All for one, and one for all!
Siroti is a 60-year-old woman who lives in a village in West Bengal, India. She lives with her husband and their extended family. She works as a daily wage worker in a nearby tea garden, where her husband is a daily wage labourer and her son works as a carpenter. Together as a family they… Continue reading All for one, and one for all!
Helping eye cancer patients from India and around the world
Sight restored. Cancer beaten. Lives saved! And all thanks to our generous donors! In September 2015, we opened the Operation Eyesight Universal Institute for Eye Cancer in India in response to the shocking fact that every day, four children in India are born with eye cancer. Through its early detection and integrated treatments programs,… Continue reading Helping eye cancer patients from India and around the world
We must see through their eyes (Part 1 of 2)
Have you ever wondered why Operation Eyesight is so big on quality? It’s a fair question. Why insist on high international standards for poor people? Isn’t just about anything better than what they have? To answer that, picture a tribal woman in a remote part of India, who is going blind from cataracts. She’s a… Continue reading We must see through their eyes (Part 1 of 2)