GivingTuesday 2017 is here – and you can be a part of it!

Categories: Blog, Communities, Donors, Eyeglasses, Ghana, India, Kenya, Nepal, Other, Zambia
Deborah hugging her sister
Today is GivingTuesday! People all over the world are kicking off the holiday season by giving back! You can change lives today by helping us reach or surpass our GivingTuesday campaign goal: to raise $35,000 for our eyeglasses programs in Asia and Africa. Just click here to donate! Sadly, many people living in these countries suffer from “low vision.”… Continue Reading GivingTuesday 2017 is here – and you can be a part of it!

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!

World Sight Day has special meaning for one little boy

Categories: Blog, Community Health Worker, Donors, Eye Surgery, Eyeglasses, Hospitals, Kenya, Other, Our Work, Prevention
special meaning
Until Kevin’s cataract surgery, life was dark and full of doubt. But because of kind-hearted donors, Operation Eyesight helped restore this little boy’s vision, turning his world of darkness to light. Patients, dignitaries, eye health care staff and partners organizations joined the celebratory events for World Sight Day in Elgeyo Marakwet County, Kenya on October… Continue Reading World Sight Day has special meaning for one little boy

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!

He once was blind, but now he sews!

Categories: Blog, Donors, Eye Surgery, Kenya, Our Work
As a tailor, sharp eyesight is a must. How else could you follow a pattern, thread a needle or stitch a straight line? But what if your eyes started to fail you? That’s what happened to a tailor named Thomas, who lives in Kapsumai village in Kenya.  He’s proud of his successful tailoring business, which… Continue Reading He once was blind, but now he sews!