2017 Was An Exciting Year For South Asia, Thanks To You!

Categories: Annual Report, Blog, Communities, Community Health Worker, Eye Surgery, Hospitals, Our Work, Prevention
Young Indian boy with cross eye receives corrective surgery through Operation Eyesight
India had an exciting year! Thanks to our donors and partners we screened more than two million people who were at risk of losing their sight. Declaring villages avoidable blindness-free is the pinnacle of our work. We’re ecstatic to say that we declared our 500th village free of avoidable blindness in 2017. With the help… Continue Reading 2017 Was An Exciting Year For South Asia, Thanks To You!

Her blindness was destroying two lives…

Categories: Blog, Communities, Community Health Worker, Eye Surgery, Hospitals, India, Our Work
Indian grandmother receives sight'saving surgery
It’s normal to think about blindness as a personal condition. After all, it’s easiest to imagine how it would affect your life. But for Surajkali, blindness stole not just her independence, but her 10-year old grandson’s, too. Surajkali is 65 and from India. She lives in Rurwahar Village in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Her husband is a… Continue Reading Her blindness was destroying two lives…

Happy Father’s Day!

Categories: Blog, Communities, Community Health Worker, Donors, Eye Surgery, Hospitals, India, Our Work
Indian man receives cataract surgery
Did you celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday? If you’re anything like me, your father is someone special who took care of you, helped shape your childhood, who guided you through life’s challenges and taught you some important lessons that you still carry with you today. Maybe some of you reading this are fathers yourselves, and… Continue Reading Happy Father’s Day!

Honour mom with a special gift this Mother’s Day

Categories: Blog, Communities, Community Health Worker, Donors, Eye Surgery, India, Our Work
Indian mother and daughter from Majuli Island
Can you believe it’s already May 8th? If you’re in Canada, then you’re probably wondering how we seemed to skip spring and go straight into summer! Christmas just happened, and suddenly Mother’s Day is just around the corner. For many of us, our mothers are very special people in our lives. They raised us, loved… Continue Reading Honour mom with a special gift this Mother’s Day

Sustainable Development? For the Elimination of Avoidable Blindness

Categories: Blog, Communities, Community Health Worker, Donors, Hospitals, India, Other, Our Work
Community Health Worker screening patient's eyes
At Operation Eyesight, we are committed to providing the best for the poorest in quality eye health care on a sustainable basis. What does that mean? It means that we want to make sure the people we help can continue to receive the care they need and deserve, even after we’ve moved on to run… Continue Reading Sustainable Development? For the Elimination of Avoidable Blindness