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!

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!

Going great distances to find those at risk of blindness

Categories: Communities, Kenya

Evelyne, 28, is a wife, mother of three, and one of our most successful volunteers in her region of Kenya. As a Trachomatous Trichiasis (TT) case finder, Evelyne and a team of women and men travel long distances across Narok district’s dusty plains. When they reach tiny remote villages, the team goes door-to-door to identify,… Continue Reading Going great distances to find those at risk of blindness