A couple weeks ago you may recall we highlighted the impact made possible by people like you in Ghana, where now thousands of people have been given the gift of sight. This week, we want to highlight all the amazing work we were able to achieve in Kenya, again thanks to generous supporters like you!… Continue Reading 2016 Highlights from Kenya: Tremendous impact was made thanks to people like you!
Remember taking Flintstones Complete vitamins as a kid? And I’m sure you’ve seen those princess and superhero vitamin gummies you can buy for children nowadays. We Canadians have convenient access to inexpensive multivitamins; it can be easy to take those gummies or capsules we give our kids every morning for granted. As parents, we understand… Continue Reading Vitamin A: A precious commodity
A sense of déjà vu was in the air as I travelled on bumpy roads in the dry heat of the Indian summer. The landscape was desolate and arid, with the temperature reaching 40 C in the shade. However, the anticipation of visiting one of our first non-financial technical partners made the heat and bad… Continue Reading Vision for all: My trip to Udgir, India
The last of the sun’s rays cast over a small village near the India-Bangladesh border. Nurbhanu is finishing up her final house call of the day. As a community health worker with Operation Eyesight’s Community-Based Eye Health Project in West Bengal, India, she is used to working late into the evening. Tomorrow, a team from… Continue Reading Health worker brings light to her community
Fear of the unknown can be debilitating. It can hold you back from making a decision that can ultimately prove beneficial. Yet when you take a chance, the benefits can be enormous! Let me tell you about Isaac Acquah. Born and raised in the seacoast town of Apam, in the Central region of Ghana, Isaac… Continue Reading Benefits of eye surgery outweigh fear