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!
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
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!
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!
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