There were smiles and high fives all around when volunteers from Sagility Health India joined eye health professionals to screen nearly 500 young students at the Mandal Paraja Parishath Primary School in Kondapur, Hyderabad for vision impairments in December. “We learned that patience is very important to handle kids of this age group,” laughs Jyotsna,… Continue reading Volunteers help with school eye screening in India
Close to 100 donors, supporters, board members, staff and longtime friends of Operation Eyesight gathered in Calgary on June 12 – not only for the business of our annual general meeting, but also to celebrate our 50th anniversary of providing sight restoration and blindness prevention in the developing world. We were especially pleased to have… Continue reading Not just an AGM: Wasn’t that a party?!
If you live in Campbell River, BC, you might open your mail one day to find a greeting card and gift from an enthusiastic Operation Eyesight supporter… even if you don’t know him personally. For the past 30-plus years, Don McIver has celebrated local milestones by giving friends, strangers and organizations like Rotary and church… Continue reading Thanks to you: Don McIver
Kevin Davidson is a member of Operation Eyesight UK’s board of trustees and the chief executive officer of Maxwell Drummond, an international executive search firm headquartered in London, England. He visited our Rasoolpura Urban Slum Project during a December business trip to India. We asked him to share his impressions of the visit. Rasoolpura is… Continue reading Community outreach enriches life in an Indian slum