Dr. Santosh Moses joined Operation Eyesight as our Programme Manager for India in 2005. Today, he’s our Regional Manager for south Asia. We admire Santosh’s knowledge, energy and expertise, and wanted to share with you what he does. Q: How do you see your role in contributing to the elimination of avoidable blindness? A: As… Continue Reading We’re making a huge impact in south Asia, with your help!
March 8th is International Women’s Day. Let’s take a moment to recognize the thousands of women who make our community health worker program great! They’re proud to be caregivers for their entire communities. Take Harriet, for instance. Harriet lives in the village of Dominase in Ghana. Harriet is an Operation Eyesight-trained community health worker, and… Continue Reading Celebrating community health workers on International Women’s Day
Simon is a 67-year-old man who lives with his wife, children and grandchildren in a small village in Trans Nzoia County, Kenya. He has lived there all his life and has a mud-walled house with rusty iron sheet roofing. Simon, and his wife, Gladys, have nine children, ranging from 41 to 15 years old. While Gladys takes care of the home, Simon has eked… Continue Reading A life turned right-side up – thanks to you!
Today we want to tell you the story of Jay, a 60-year-old man living in Lalitpur, Nepal with his wife and children. Jay and his family are poor, and they live in a small cottage. He does some farming and he owns a small shop. Over time, Jay’s vision started to fade. He and his family… Continue Reading Sight restored is like being born again
Happy Valentine’s Day! Today is a day to express our appreciation for the important people in our lives. For us at Operation Eyesight, the important people to our organization would be you – the people who make our work possible. Of course, none of Operation Eyesight’s work could happen without your generosity. And as a result, amazing… Continue Reading A warm “thank you!” from people half a world away.