Family forms the foundation

As a Canadian who is in constant touch with people in India and Africa, I frequently deal with differences. My friends and family often ask about my experiences of working with people who speak different languages, or who use the same language as I do, but often mean very different things. It is a challenge… Continue reading Family forms the foundation

India has much to teach us – Part 1

Lorie Friesen, director of Policy and Planning, International Programs, joined Operation Eyesight this spring, bringing a wealth of experience in not-for-profit management focused on community investment and development initiatives. Her current work requires close relationships with Operation Eyesight’s overseas staff and program partners, leading to her first trip to India last May. To a first-time… Continue reading India has much to teach us – Part 1