This light shines brightly once more with the Gift of Sight!

Categories: Blog, Eye Surgery, Ghana, Hospitals, Other, Our Work
A man from Ghana receives sight-restoring cataract surgery.
“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!

Celebrating community health workers on International Women’s Day

Categories: Blog, Communities, Community Health Worker, Ghana, Hospitals, Our Work, Prevention
March 8th is International Women’s Day. Let’s take a moment to recognize the thousands of women who make our community health worker program great! They’re proud to be caregivers for their entire communities. Take Harriet, for instance. Harriet lives in the village of Dominase in Ghana. Harriet is an Operation Eyesight-trained community health worker, and… Continue Reading Celebrating community health workers on International Women’s Day

The effects of your generosity goes on – long after our work is done!

Categories: Blog, Communities, Eyeglasses, Ghana, Hospitals, Kenya, Other, Our Work, Prevention
We’re happy to say that we’ve been fighting avoidable blindness and restoring sight for 55 years now, with the help of donors like you – and one of our most rewarding and important goals is helping our partner hospitals, government departments and communities achieve sustainable practices. This means that after our work in a region… Continue Reading The effects of your generosity goes on – long after our work is done!

Happy new year! Throwback to 2017.

Categories: Blog, Communities, Community Health Worker, Donors, Eye Surgery, Eyeglasses, Ghana, Hospitals, India, Kenya, Nepal, Our Work, Prevention, Zambia
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Wow, it feels like 2017 just flew by. Can you believe it? Looking back, there’s a whole lot to celebrate when we add up what we achieved together last year. We would need to write an entire book to talk about every person you helped last year, and who knows? Maybe that will happen one… Continue Reading Happy new year! Throwback to 2017.

Holiday shopping jitters? We have the gift for you!

Categories: Blog, Communities, Eye Surgery, Eyeglasses, Ghana, Hospitals, India, Kenya, Nepal, Other, Our Work, Prevention
Just two weeks until Christmas?! That’s only 12 sleeps left before the big day! Some of us tend to get around to our Christmas shopping a little late. Are you wondering how on earth you’re going to get all your shopping done in time? If you are, I have a few ideas that could cure… Continue Reading Holiday shopping jitters? We have the gift for you!