Global leadership: An interview with Kashinath Bhoosnurmath

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Our Global Director of Programmes, Kashinath Bhoosnurmath, joined Operation Eyesight in 2009. He brought with him a wealth of experience in the field of strategic program development and works with his team in India to develop our programs. Kash, as we know him, agreed to answer some questions about his role, and he had a… Continue Reading Global leadership: An interview with Kashinath Bhoosnurmath

Celebrating the spirit of philanthropy

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As executive director of Operation Eyesight, I felt very privileged to be a part of Calgary’s celebration of National Philanthropy Day on November 15. Not only was I able to see our “founding family,” the Jenkyns family, honoured as the Outstanding Philanthropic Family by the Calgary chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, but I… Continue Reading Celebrating the spirit of philanthropy

‘The work you do just could not be more important’

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Operation Eyesight isn’t the only organization working to end avoidable blindness. There is a community of eye care organizations who share our goal of a world without avoidable blindness. These organizations are our friends, partners and allies in the prevention of blindness, and being recognized by them is a great reflection on the work that… Continue Reading ‘The work you do just could not be more important’

Gates Foundation reinforces importance of evaluation

Categories: Communities, Kenya, Our Work
Monitoring in action: the tiny Kenyan village of Ongata Naado has seen great progress since Operation Eyesight drilled a well to combat trachoma in 2007. Click to read more.
When one of the world’s most active and generous philanthropists stresses the importance of evaluation, people sit up and pay attention. Earlier this week on the Gates Foundation website, Bill Gates focussed his 2013 annual letter on “Measuring Progress.” He wrote, “In the past year, I have been struck by how important measurement is to… Continue Reading Gates Foundation reinforces importance of evaluation

5 stories that touched our hearts in 2012

Categories: Communities, News, Our Work, Prevention

It’s been a great year for storytelling here at Grey Mist Lifting! We’ve certainly enjoyed the opportunity to tell you an inspiring story every Friday. Together, we’ve travelled to Africa and India and introduced you to some of the children, women and men whose lives have changed, thanks to our supporters. Here are five highlights… Continue Reading 5 stories that touched our hearts in 2012