Did you celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday? If you’re anything like me, your father is someone special who took care of you, helped shape your childhood, who guided you through life’s challenges and taught you some important lessons that you still carry with you today. Maybe some of you reading this are fathers yourselves, and… Continue Reading Happy Father’s Day!
Catherine was overjoyed when she heard about the opportunity to become a community health volunteer with Operation Eyesight. However, Catherine’s family was not so thrilled. “Why would you want to work for free?” They would ask her. “I volunteer because I’m helping people. It’s my dream come true!” Catherine says. She always wanted to help… Continue Reading A big heart for the people – this community health volunteer is changing lives.
What would you do if you had an eye condition that was easily treated with a 15-minute surgery? You’d accept treatment, wouldn’t you? Maya suffered with cataracts for a year, to the point that she was forced to stop doing the things she loved, like making garlands in her free time and spending time with… Continue Reading A woman’s wish to see her family happy comes true!
“I thought about ending my life. It was better than living in such misery, depending on my wife to take care of me.” Said Kwaku, a 75-year-old man from a small town in Ghana. Kwaku is speaking about his eye injury. A spark flew into his eye from a lit match while he was working… Continue Reading This light shines brightly once more with the Gift of Sight!
At Operation Eyesight, we are committed to providing the best for the poorest in quality eye health care on a sustainable basis. What does that mean? It means that we want to make sure the people we help can continue to receive the care they need and deserve, even after we’ve moved on to run… Continue Reading Sustainable Development? For the Elimination of Avoidable Blindness