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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

 

Operation Eyesight has been named one of the “most efficient and accountable charities” of 2017 by the Financial Post!

Earlier this week, the Financial Post released its “Charities of the Year” report card, listing us as one of the top 23 Canadian charities measuring up to the highest standards of accountability, transparency and efficiency. (Read the full article here) 

This is an incredible honour for all of us – and for you too! We all should be proud of the great strides we’ve made together in our work to eliminate avoidable blindness in India and Africa!

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  • December 12, 2017 12/12/17 Holiday shopping jitters? We have the gift for you!

    Just two weeks until Christmas?! That’s only 12 sleeps left before the big day! Some of us tend to get around to our Christmas shopping a little late. Are you wondering how on earth you’re going to get all your shopping done in time? If …

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  • December 5, 2017 12/05/17 This holiday season, give the gift that keeps on giving!

    Are you still on the look out for the perfect gift to give your loved ones this Christmas? Are you the type to consider all the options before deciding what you think is the very best gift? What if we told you that you don’t …

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  • November 28, 2017 11/28/17 GivingTuesday 2017 is here – and you can be a part of it!

    Today is GivingTuesday! People all over the world are kicking off the holiday season by giving back! You can change lives today by helping us reach or surpass our GivingTuesday campaign goal: to raise $35,000 for our eyeglasses programs in Asia and Africa. Just click here to donate! Sadly, many people …

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News, events and more

Operation Eyesight named one of the “most efficient and accountable charities” of 2017

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Sightlines Winter 2018 issue released

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#Giving Tuesday 2017

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Sightlines Fall 2017 issue released

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Sightlines Summer 2017 issue released

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Report to donors 2016 released

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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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