You can’t buy happiness… but you can provide eyeglasses!

Categories: Blog, Eyeglasses, Ghana, India, Kenya, Nepal, Our Work, Zambia
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!

A pair of eyeglasses restores a girl’s future and independence!

Categories: Blog, Communities, Community Health Worker, Donors, Eyeglasses, Ghana, Other, Our Work
Ruth and Dora
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!

Thank YOU for all that you do!

Categories: Blog, Communities, Donors, Eye Surgery, Eyeglasses, Ghana, Hospitals, India, Kenya, Nepal, Our Work, Prevention, Zambia
Thank you!
Canadian Thanksgiving is coming up this weekend, and we wanted to take this opportunity to remind you of everything your incredible support has made possible, and more importantly, to THANK YOU for all that you do! Thanks to you… Thirteen-year-old Tom (and thousands of children, women and men) in the Lake Kariba area, Zambia, received… Continue Reading Thank YOU for all that you do!

A girl’s uncertain future is brought into focus with new prescription eyeglasses!

Categories: Blog, Eyeglasses, Ghana, Other, Our Work
Imagine what it would be like to live in fear for every aspect of your life – Fearing for the well-being of your loved ones, for your own well-being and for your future. And imagine having no access to the resources necessary to make a positive change. The despair you just imagined is what 16-year-old… Continue Reading A girl’s uncertain future is brought into focus with new prescription eyeglasses!

2016 Highlights from Ghana: Thousands have been given the gift of sight!

Categories: Blog, Communities, Eye Surgery, Eyeglasses, Ghana, Hospitals, Other, Our Work, Prevention
Last week, we put our work in Nepal under the spotlight. But the amazing impact our supporters made possible doesn’t end there! This week, we’re highlighting the work we completed in Ghana last year. For more great stories, read our recently-released Report to Donors 2016. And stay tuned for updates on Kenya and Zambia in the coming weeks! In… Continue Reading 2016 Highlights from Ghana: Thousands have been given the gift of sight!