2016 Highlights from Kenya: Tremendous impact was made thanks to people like you!

Categories: Blog, Communities, Eyeglasses, Kenya, Our Work, Prevention
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!

Adventure awaits on the El Camino journey

Categories: Communities
Joan Taylor and Gerry Wright of Campbell River, B.C. had no idea what awaited them when Joan opened the Winter 2013 edition of our SightLines newsletter. On the back page was the opportunity to check off a huge bucket list item – walking the El Camino de Santiago in Spain. “Here were two things I… Continue Reading Adventure awaits on the El Camino journey

Sight and love in an Indian slum

Categories: Communities, India, Our Work

Gaddam Naresh was devastated. The 28-year-old resident of Hyderabad’s Fatehnagar slum had just learned that his marriage proposal had been rejected because of his poor vision. His sweetheart’s family didn’t think he could provide for her. And he couldn’t really argue with them. Gaddam’s income from driving an auto rickshaw had dropped dramatically since he’d… Continue Reading Sight and love in an Indian slum

For health workers, training is a dream come true

Categories: Communities, Kenya, Our Work
Ophthalmic nurse Carolyn Chenalan Jepkemboi has a smile as bright as the Kenyan sunshine and a personality to match. Carolyn, who works at the eye clinic in the town of Kapsabet, Kenya, cares for patients with eye health issues, and assists with cataract and trachoma operations. “I wanted to be a nurse since primary school.… Continue Reading For health workers, training is a dream come true

Add YouTube: instant smile!

Categories: News
How’s your day going? If you haven’t had a smile yet today (and I hope that isn’t the case), then I invite you to take a moment and click on Operation Eyesight’s YouTube channel. Like magic: instant smile! Within moments, you will meet people whose lives have been transformed by our generous donors. You’ll see… Continue Reading Add YouTube: instant smile!