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!

This Easter, help others see the seasons change

Categories: Eye Surgery, Ghana
Kwame with his family
For many of us, Easter marks the much-anticipated turn of the season from winter to spring. Cold and dreary winterscapes are fading away to reveal the bright and welcoming colours of spring. Flowers begin to bloom, trees grow back their lush leaves and the days become warmer, inviting us all to step outside to smell… Continue Reading This Easter, help others see the seasons change

Spring-like rejuvenation for a boy in Ghana

Categories: Eye Surgery, Ghana
It was a very long winter, wasn’t it? Heavy snow, dangerous ice and bitter cold set records in many parts of Canada and the United States. But take heart — spring has finally arrived! The days are growing longer and warmer. If you don’t already, you’ll soon hear excited birds singing their mating songs, and… Continue Reading Spring-like rejuvenation for a boy in Ghana