We’re happy to say that we’ve been fighting avoidable blindness and restoring sight for 55 years now, with the help of donors like you – and one of our most rewarding and important goals is helping our partner hospitals, government departments and communities achieve sustainable practices. This means that after our work in a region… Continue reading The effects of your generosity goes on – long after our work is done!
Since we announced our first avoidable blindness-free village in 2014, it’s no secret that Operation Eyesight’s work takes place at the community level. That’s where ending avoidable blindness begins, as part of our approach to provide education about eye health and create lasting eye health care. But as we’ve learned, it isn’t enough to simply… Continue reading Communities become part of the solution
On May 25, I wrote about why quality is so important to Operation Eyesight. In case you’re wondering why I’m writing about this now, it’s because too many people are afraid to get the help they need. For years now, we’ve known that next to cataracts, the second leading cause of avoidable blindness in developing… Continue reading We must see through their eyes (Part 2 of 2)
Ultimately, Operation Eyesight’s goal in Africa is to help each country achieve a comprehensive health care system that includes eye care – one that they can sustain without foreign support. Our commitment to sustainability – both fiscal and programmatic – will ensure that these collaborative projects and programs will continue long after our departure. Our… Continue reading Options are available to help developing African countries (Part 2 of 2)