Fresh water can restore girls’ futures!

Categories: Clean Water, Communities, Other, Prevention, Zambia
girl with bucket
What was life like for you when you were a child? If you were like me, you probably went to school, played with friends and spent evenings having dinner with your family and possibly doing homework. Many young girls in rural Zambia are not as fortunate. Every day, these girls have to worry about how… Continue Reading Fresh water can restore girls’ futures!

We have the answers

Categories: Communities, Our Work
Operation Eyesight was recently approached by blogger Grant Wish to do a Q&A for CauseArtist. We turned to our expert in the field, Kashinath Bhoosnurmath, Senior Director of International Programs, for the answers. The discussion captures Operation Eyesight’s approach to sustainable development and demonstrates how we are finding solutions to eye health issues. You can read highlights… Continue Reading We have the answers

Gates Foundation reinforces importance of evaluation

Categories: Communities, Kenya, Our Work
Monitoring in action: the tiny Kenyan village of Ongata Naado has seen great progress since Operation Eyesight drilled a well to combat trachoma in 2007. Click to read more.
When one of the world’s most active and generous philanthropists stresses the importance of evaluation, people sit up and pay attention. Earlier this week on the Gates Foundation website, Bill Gates focussed his 2013 annual letter on “Measuring Progress.” He wrote, “In the past year, I have been struck by how important measurement is to… Continue Reading Gates Foundation reinforces importance of evaluation

5 stories that touched our hearts in 2012

Categories: Communities, News, Our Work, Prevention

It’s been a great year for storytelling here at Grey Mist Lifting! We’ve certainly enjoyed the opportunity to tell you an inspiring story every Friday. Together, we’ve travelled to Africa and India and introduced you to some of the children, women and men whose lives have changed, thanks to our supporters. Here are five highlights… Continue Reading 5 stories that touched our hearts in 2012

Thanks to you!

Categories: News, Our Work
As we looked back on the 2011 year during our annual general meeting this past week, I was filled with immense gratitude for our donors. All of the work we do – every single project we undertake and every single person whose life is changed – is thanks to your kind generosity. Because of you,… Continue Reading Thanks to you!