A man’s sight has been restored and the cows have come back home!

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Standsingh is an 82-year-old man who lives in the state of Meghalaya in India. It’s a hilly region, surrounded by mountains and rocky cliffs. He was born and raised in a small village, where he lives with his children and grandchildren in a sturdy little house made of timber and brick. Sadly, Standsingh’s wife passed away eight… Continue Reading A man’s sight has been restored and the cows have come back home!

A broken heart is mended with the gift of sight

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Laxmi can SEE
Laxmi is a 75-year-old woman who lives in a poor neighbourhood in Nepal. Sadly, Laxmi’s husband passed away a few years ago, and she was left a widow. As she got older, her vision began to fade, until finally she lost her vision completely. Laxmi moved into a small cottage with her two daughters, two… Continue Reading A broken heart is mended with the gift of sight

All for one, and one for all!

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Siroti is a 60-year-old woman who lives in a village in West Bengal, India. She lives with her husband and their extended family. She works as a daily wage worker in a nearby tea garden, where her husband is a daily wage labourer and her son works as a carpenter. Together as a family they… Continue Reading All for one, and one for all!

He once was blind, but now he sews!

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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!

Mission impossible: Alair’s journey from blindness to sight

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For many years, Alair and his wife lived happily together, earning a living to support themselves. Alair, age 70, is a religious leader in his Indian community who helps his fellow villagers through his religious teachings. His wife is a cook at a nearby tea factory. As Alair got older, he started to experience trouble… Continue Reading Mission impossible: Alair’s journey from blindness to sight