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Prevention

Prevention

The most effective way to save sight. Through awareness, education, screening, vitamin supplementation and more, we prevent sight loss before it begins.

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Eyeglasses

Eyeglasses

A simple eye exam and a pair of new, prescription eyeglasses can restore sight. The sale of eyeglasses to customers able to pay helps provide eyeglasses to those who can’t afford them.

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Clean Water

Clean Water

Poor sanitation allows diseases like sight-stealing trachoma to spread rapidly. Through the provision of clean water, we’re saving sight in countries like Zambia and Kenya.

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Eye surgery

Eye Surgery

Cataracts can be treated with eye surgery, yet they remain the most common eye problem in the world. We provide access to quality, affordable surgeries so that more people can have their sight restored.

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Hospitals

Hospitals

By supporting our hospital partners, we help them become more productive and financially self-sustainable. Through our innovative Hospital-Based Community Eye Health projects, we’re eliminating avoidable blindness in many regions.

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Communities

Communities

Much of our work begins in the community, where we train local eye health workers to diagnose and treat simple eye problems. More complex cases are referred to one of our hospital partners.

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Success Stories

Last week, we put our work in Nepal under the spotlight. But the amazing impact our supporters made possible doesn’t end there! This week, we’re highlighting the work we completed in Ghana last year. For more great stories, read our recently-released Report to Donors 2016. And stay tuned for updates on Kenya and Zambia in the coming weeks! Read more...

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  • July 25, 2017 07/25/17 2016 Highlights from Ghana: Thousands have been given the gift of sight!

    Last week, we put our work in Nepal under the spotlight. But the amazing impact our supporters made possible doesn’t end there! This week, we’re highlighting the work we completed in Ghana last year. For more great stories, read our recently-released Report to Donors 2016. And stay tuned for …

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  • July 18, 2017 07/18/17 Thousands in Nepal can see, thanks to people like you!

    Last week we highlighted our work in India. This week, we’re excited to tell you about the great work our donors made possible in Nepal last year. For more highlights, you can read our newly-released Report to Donors 2016. And be sure to check back here for updates …

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  • July 11, 2017 07/11/17 India: 2016 Highlights

    Thanks to our generous donors, we’re making long-term, sustainable differences in the countries where we work. We recently published our 2016 Report to Donors, and we’re very excited to tell you about the incredible work our donors helped make possible last year. This week, we’ll …

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News, events and more

Sightlines Spring 2017 issue released

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Sightlines Winter 2017 issue released

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Sightlines Fall 2016 issue released

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Sightlines Spring 2016 issue released

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