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!

New eyeglasses restore a little girl’s future!

Categories: Eyeglasses, Ghana, Hospitals, Other, Our Work
Lordia has now received new prescription eyeglasses. Today, she can see more clearly!
  Lordia is a 13-year-old girl who lives in Ghana. Her parents are poor, so they wanted to ensure their daughter’s future through her education. But a couple years ago, her future looked bleak. When Lordia was 11, her teacher told her parents she was having trouble keeping up with her classmates because of her… Continue Reading New eyeglasses restore a little girl’s future!

The incredible love of a mother

Categories: Blog, Eye Surgery, Ghana, Hospitals, Kenya, Other
Jerita can see
For many of us, the mothers in our lives have been incredible people. They’ve shaped our development with their love and care. A mother’s love is a beautiful thing, and it’s even more awe-inspiring when her love endures despite life-altering hardship. This Mother’s Day, I wanted to share a few stories about some loving mothers.… Continue Reading The incredible love of a mother

This Easter, help others see the seasons change

Categories: Eye Surgery, Ghana
Kwame with his family
For many of us, Easter marks the much-anticipated turn of the season from winter to spring. Cold and dreary winterscapes are fading away to reveal the bright and welcoming colours of spring. Flowers begin to bloom, trees grow back their lush leaves and the days become warmer, inviting us all to step outside to smell… Continue Reading This Easter, help others see the seasons change