The effects of your generosity goes on – long after our work is done!

Categories: Blog, Communities, Eyeglasses, Ghana, Hospitals, Kenya, Other, Our Work, Prevention
We’re happy to say that we’ve been fighting avoidable blindness and restoring sight for 55 years now, with the help of donors like you – and one of our most rewarding and important goals is helping our partner hospitals, government departments and communities achieve sustainable practices. This means that after our work in a region… Continue Reading The effects of your generosity goes on – long after our work is done!

A pair of eyeglasses restores a girl’s future and independence!

Categories: Blog, Communities, Community Health Worker, Donors, Eyeglasses, Ghana, Other, Our Work
Ruth and Dora
Ruth is an 11-year-old girl who lives with her family in a town in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Ruth’s father moved to Ghana’s capital city of Accra in search of new opportunities, and now Ruth lives with her mother and her two siblings in a room rented in an apartment compound. Ruth’s mother Dora is… Continue Reading A pair of eyeglasses restores a girl’s future and independence!

Thank YOU for all that you do!

Categories: Blog, Communities, Donors, Eye Surgery, Eyeglasses, Ghana, Hospitals, India, Kenya, Nepal, Our Work, Prevention, Zambia
Thank you!
Canadian Thanksgiving is coming up this weekend, and we wanted to take this opportunity to remind you of everything your incredible support has made possible, and more importantly, to THANK YOU for all that you do! Thanks to you… Thirteen-year-old Tom (and thousands of children, women and men) in the Lake Kariba area, Zambia, received… Continue Reading Thank YOU for all that you do!

2016 Highlights from Ghana: Thousands have been given the gift of sight!

Categories: Blog, Communities, Eye Surgery, Eyeglasses, Ghana, Hospitals, Other, Our Work, Prevention
Last week, we put our work in Nepal under the spotlight. But the amazing impact our supporters made possible doesn’t end there! This week, we’re highlighting the work we completed in Ghana last year. For more great stories, read our recently-released Report to Donors 2016. And stay tuned for updates on Kenya and Zambia in the coming weeks! In… Continue Reading 2016 Highlights from Ghana: Thousands have been given the gift of sight!

New eyeglasses restore a little girl’s future!

Categories: Eyeglasses, Ghana, Hospitals, Other, Our Work
Lordia has now received new prescription eyeglasses. Today, she can see more clearly!
  Lordia is a 13-year-old girl who lives in Ghana. Her parents are poor, so they wanted to ensure their daughter’s future through her education. But a couple years ago, her future looked bleak. When Lordia was 11, her teacher told her parents she was having trouble keeping up with her classmates because of her… Continue Reading New eyeglasses restore a little girl’s future!