Thanks to you!

Categories: News, Our Work
As we looked back on the 2011 year during our annual general meeting this past week, I was filled with immense gratitude for our donors. All of the work we do – every single project we undertake and every single person whose life is changed – is thanks to your kind generosity. Because of you,… Continue Reading Thanks to you!

India has much to teach us – Part 2

Categories: Hospitals, India, Our Work

Last week I wrote about the amazing efficiency of India’s Little Flower Hospital. Our hospitals may be busy, but they don’t come close to the sheer number of people treated daily by Indian hospitals. Here in Canada, we could learn a lot about patient flow from them. For instance, in North American hospitals, the operating… Continue Reading India has much to teach us – Part 2

India has much to teach us – Part 1

Categories: Hospitals, India, Our Work

Lorie Friesen, director of Policy and Planning, International Programs, joined Operation Eyesight this spring, bringing a wealth of experience in not-for-profit management focused on community investment and development initiatives. Her current work requires close relationships with Operation Eyesight’s overseas staff and program partners, leading to her first trip to India last May. To a first-time… Continue Reading India has much to teach us – Part 1

Meet a man who is a father to thousands

Categories: Hospitals, India

As Father’s Day approaches, imagine being a father who is responsible for the wellbeing of tens of thousands of people! This, in fact, is the role of Father Sebastian, the director of Little Flower Hospital in Angamaly in the southwestern state of Kerala, India. Beneath his quiet, gentle manner lies a strong and determined leadership… Continue Reading Meet a man who is a father to thousands