Every year, the International Association for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) asks organizations to nominate an Eye Health Hero, someone who has made an impact in the efforts to eliminate avoidable blindness around the world. This year, we were incredibly proud to nominate Franklin Daniel, our Head of Programs. As you’ll see in the following… Continue Reading Our Eye Health Hero: Franklin Daniel
Evans is 17 years old and lives with his grandmother in a small fishing community in Ghana. His grandmother works hard on her farm, earning just enough to take care of their little family. Sadly, Evans couldn’t help out at home or on the farm because he struggled with his vision. He’s a seventh-grade student, but… Continue Reading A life is now in focus, thanks to you!
For most of us, leaving our comfort zone is something we like to avoid. But for Aly, our President and CEO, getting uncomfortable is something he looks forward to in the weeks to come. During September, Aly will be visiting our project countries to meet with our international team and participate in 30 days of… Continue Reading Aly’s emotional journey begins
Lives lost. Hospitals and homes flooded. Eyeglasses washed away in the deluge. An outbreak of waterborne infections. The situation in Kerala state, India is devastating, and the impact on people’s health – including their eye health – is alarming. Our team in India has jumped into action, organizing medical relief camps in collaboration with Little… Continue Reading Worst floods in a century have left people vulnerable, without access to eye care
Thanks to the incredible support of our donors, we drilled 21 new water wells in Zambia’s Sinazongwe, Luano and Ngabwe districts last year. The new wells are serving a population of more than 7,750 people. This brings our total count to 106 wells, serving more than 26,500 people. To maintain the new pumps at each well,… Continue Reading Thousands in Zambia Have Hope For The Future Thanks To You!