A life threatened by trachoma was saved, thanks to your support!

Categories: Blog, Clean Water, Communities, Community Health Worker, Eye Surgery, Hospitals, Kenya, Other, Our Work, Prevention
Kenyan mother and daughter
Nadupoi is the second eldest daughter in her family, and she has four siblings. She lives with her family in a small village in Narok County, Kenya. Her parents make a living as cattle farmers. Nadupoi’s right eye wouldn’t stop tearing up. It was like she was crying all the time, even though she wasn’t.… Continue Reading A life threatened by trachoma was saved, thanks to your support!

Together we’ll wash away blindness in Zambia!

Categories: Blog, Clean Water, Communities, Eye Surgery, Our Work, Prevention, Zambia
Last year you supported our Washing Away Blindness Campaign, and we can’t thank you enough! This post is to tell you about how your donations are being put to work to bring clean water to Zambia! Clean water is essential for general health, eye health included. Without readily-available clean water, people can’t wash or sanitize,… Continue Reading Together we’ll wash away blindness in Zambia!

2016 Highlights from Kenya: Tremendous impact was made thanks to people like you!

Categories: Blog, Communities, Eyeglasses, Kenya, Our Work, Prevention
A couple weeks ago you may recall we highlighted the impact made possible by people like you in Ghana, where now thousands of people have been given the gift of sight. This week, we want to highlight all the amazing work we were able to achieve in Kenya, again thanks to generous supporters like you!… Continue Reading 2016 Highlights from Kenya: Tremendous impact was made thanks to people like you!

Giving up isn’t an option!

Categories: Blog, Kenya, Other
Simon at home
Growing up, do you remember what some of your biggest challenges were? Did any of them make you want to give up and walk away? Now, try to imagine the challenge of growing up blind in one eye without access to professional eye care services. This was young Simon’s experience. He suffered an injury as… Continue Reading Giving up isn’t an option!

Fresh water can restore girls’ futures!

Categories: Clean Water, Communities, Other, Prevention, Zambia
girl with bucket
What was life like for you when you were a child? If you were like me, you probably went to school, played with friends and spent evenings having dinner with your family and possibly doing homework. Many young girls in rural Zambia are not as fortunate. Every day, these girls have to worry about how… Continue Reading Fresh water can restore girls’ futures!