Standsingh is an 82-year-old man who lives in the state of Meghalaya in India. It’s a hilly region, surrounded by mountains and rocky cliffs. He was born and raised in a small village, where he lives with his children and grandchildren in a sturdy little house made of timber and brick. Sadly, Standsingh’s wife passed away eight… Continue Reading A man’s sight has been restored and the cows have come back home!
Did you flip to November on your calendar and think: “The heck? Where did the year go?” I sympathize. The year really has flown by, and GivingTuesday is only two weeks away! Many of our supporters have already made donations, and we can’t thank you enough. By now, you may know that four out of… Continue Reading You can’t buy happiness… but you can provide eyeglasses!
Laxmi is a 75-year-old woman who lives in a poor neighbourhood in Nepal. Sadly, Laxmi’s husband passed away a few years ago, and she was left a widow. As she got older, her vision began to fade, until finally she lost her vision completely. Laxmi moved into a small cottage with her two daughters, two… Continue Reading A broken heart is mended with the gift of sight
Ruth is an 11-year-old girl who lives with her family in a town in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Ruth’s father moved to Ghana’s capital city of Accra in search of new opportunities, and now Ruth lives with her mother and her two siblings in a room rented in an apartment compound. Ruth’s mother Dora is… Continue Reading A pair of eyeglasses restores a girl’s future and independence!
As an organization that works with people who lack ready access to eye health care or education, Operation Eyesight feels strongly about eye health and safety. We’re motivated by the fact that many eye health issues occur because of a lack of knowledge. That’s a big issue in remote parts of Africa and Asia where… Continue Reading Prevent injury and strain to your eyes this month, and always!