Standsingh is an 82-year-old man who lives in the state of Meghalaya in India. It’s a hilly region, surrounded by mountains and rocky cliffs. He was born and raised in a small village, where he lives with his children and grandchildren in a sturdy little house made of timber and brick. Sadly, Standsingh’s wife passed away eight… Continue Reading A man’s sight has been restored and the cows have come back home!
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!
Sushila lives with her husband and two children in Dhaki village, in India. She first became interested in our Hospital-Based Community Eye Health Program back in 2014, when she met a community health worker named Sonam who’d been trained by Operation Eyesight. When Sushila saw the life-changing work Sonam was doing, she was fascinated and… Continue Reading A passion for the people
Siroti is a 60-year-old woman who lives in a village in West Bengal, India. She lives with her husband and their extended family. She works as a daily wage worker in a nearby tea garden, where her husband is a daily wage labourer and her son works as a carpenter. Together as a family they… Continue Reading All for one, and one for all!
Ram is a 65-year-old farmer from a very remote village called Fathua in India. He provides for his daughter and three sons with his farming. Life for Ram’s family wasn’t easy. He came from generations of family members who never had a formal education. Farming was the best way for them to put bread on… Continue Reading Clearing the clouds in his eyes