Amita lived the typical life of a young woman in Tokha Saraswati village in Nepal. Married at the age of 19, she kept busy taking care of her family. She had dreams of a rewarding career serving her community as a nurse, but her family couldn’t afford for her to go to school. The opportunity… Continue reading Amita is changing lives through a career that changed her life!
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You are empowering women to transform their own communities!
(Pictured above: an Operation Eyesight-trained community health worker from India) In poverty-stricken areas of developing countries, women are often expected to assume traditional gender roles, looking after the household and raising children. They are often less respected than men. They have few opportunities to pursue education and a career. Even if they dream of a… Continue reading You are empowering women to transform their own communities!
We’re one of the Top 10 Impact Charities of 2018!
When an objective third party tells you that you’re making an IMPACT in this world with the highest integrity and transparency, you shout it from the rooftops and thank the donors, supporters, partner hospitals, community health workers, volunteers and staff who are making it possible! We’re thrilled to have been named one of the Top… Continue reading We’re one of the Top 10 Impact Charities of 2018!
Changing communities through the elimination of avoidable blindness
At Operation Eyesight, we are committed to providing the best for the poorest in quality eye health care on a sustainable basis. What does that mean? It means that we want to make sure the people we help can continue to receive the care they need and deserve, even after we’ve moved on to run… Continue reading Changing communities through the elimination of avoidable blindness