Catherine was overjoyed when she heard about the opportunity to become a community health volunteer with Operation Eyesight. However, Catherine’s family was not so thrilled. “Why would you want to work for free?” They would ask her. “I volunteer because I’m helping people. It’s my dream come true!” Catherine says. She always wanted to help… Continue Reading A big heart for the people – this community health volunteer is changing lives.
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
Happy Valentine’s Day! Today is a day to express our appreciation for the important people in our lives. For us at Operation Eyesight, the important people to our organization would be you – the people who make our work possible. Of course, none of Operation Eyesight’s work could happen without your generosity. And as a result, amazing… Continue Reading A warm “thank you!” from people half a world away.
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!
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!