Portable Eye Examination Kit (PEEK), transforms the lives of students in Kenya

Categories: Blog, Eyeglasses, Kenya, Our Work, PEEK
Little girl in Kenya is screened through PEEK project and received help through Operation Eyesight support
Elizabeth is 22, and she’s still in her first year of high school while the rest of her peers are in their second year of university. She lives in a small village in the Trans Nzoia County in Kenya with her parents and siblings. She had quit school in 2011, having suffered from visual impairment that made studying… Continue Reading Portable Eye Examination Kit (PEEK), transforms the lives of students in Kenya

A blurry world is now in focus… Thanks to you!

Categories: Blog, Eye Surgery, Kenya, Our Work
Kenyan boy with visual trouble
Tilt your head. Then close one eye, squint out of the corner of the other eye, and try to read this story. Don’t you find it awkward, uncomfortable and hard to see? That’s how Caleb, an 8-year old boy from Kenya, grew up looking at the world! Caleb’s grandfather first noticed his grandson’s mannerism about… Continue Reading A blurry world is now in focus… Thanks to you!

A life threatened by trachoma was saved, thanks to your support!

Categories: Blog, Clean Water, Communities, Community Health Worker, Eye Surgery, Hospitals, Kenya, Other, Our Work, Prevention
Kenyan mother and daughter
Nadupoi is the second eldest daughter in her family, and she has four siblings. She lives with her family in a small village in Narok County, Kenya. Her parents make a living as cattle farmers. Nadupoi’s right eye wouldn’t stop tearing up. It was like she was crying all the time, even though she wasn’t.… Continue Reading A life threatened by trachoma was saved, thanks to your support!

A life turned right-side up – thanks to you!

Categories: Blog, Communities, Community Health Worker, Eye Surgery, Hospitals, Kenya, Our Work
Kenyan man is cured of cataracts
Simon is a 67-year-old man who lives with his wife, children and grandchildren in a small village in Trans Nzoia County, Kenya. He has lived there all his life and has a mud-walled house with rusty iron sheet roofing. Simon, and his wife, Gladys, have nine children, ranging from 41 to 15 years old. While Gladys takes care of the home, Simon has eked… Continue Reading A life turned right-side up – thanks to you!

Restored eyesight builds hope for a brick-maker!

Categories: Blog, Communities, Eye Surgery, Kenya, Other, Our Work
Special thanks to Ronald Kefa, our project officer in Kenya, for writing this beautiful story of hope restored! James was 51 years old when he went blind. He had lived unable to see out of his left eye for years, and one morning he woke up unable to see out of his right eye, either.… Continue Reading Restored eyesight builds hope for a brick-maker!