“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!
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!
Today we want to tell you the story of Jay, a 60-year-old man living in Lalitpur, Nepal with his wife and children. Jay and his family are poor, and they live in a small cottage. He does some farming and he owns a small shop. Over time, Jay’s vision started to fade. He and his family… Continue Reading Sight restored is like being born again
Kamlesh and Nanalal are brothers. Kamlesh is 10 years old and Nanalal is just seven years old. They live in a small house with their grandfather, mother and three other siblings in a village in India’s Udaipur district. At a young age, both boys had severe visual impairment, to the point that they would often fall, bump into things and into… Continue Reading The magical Gift of Sight!
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!