Local donors, volunteers, board members and staff gathered for our Annual General Meeting at the Best Western Village Park Inn in Calgary, Canada on June 20. Each year, we take the time to pause and reflect on the progress we and our partners have made in the fight against avoidable blindness – progress made possible… Continue reading Our annual celebration: A photo essay
As we looked back on the 2011 year during our annual general meeting this past week, I was filled with immense gratitude for our donors. All of the work we do – every single project we undertake and every single person whose life is changed – is thanks to your kind generosity. Because of you,… Continue reading Thanks to you!
Last week I wrote about this village in Kenya, and how the Maasai people suffered from the agonizing trachoma disease, largely due to lack of water. After Operation Eyesight drilled a water borehole in 2007, everything began changing for these people. The difference between my first visit to Ongata Naado in 2006 (before the well… Continue reading Ongata Naado – a village transformed (Part 2 of 2)
Water is a powerful force. In rivers, it pushes huge generator turbines. In the ocean, it covers most of the earth. From the ground, it changes people’s lives in ways I never would have imagined unless I had seen it with my own eyes. In Kenya, Operation Eyesight has been fighting the terrible trachoma infection… Continue reading Ongata Naado – a village transformed (Part 1 of 2)