Blinded by onions

Cleaning onions is mainly done by women. The women wear no masks or glasses because they say they can work faster without and earn more. This is important because they are paid per kilo of cleaned... Read moreBlinded by onions

Better off with glasses

Nga’s parents thought her eyesight would be even worse with glasses. The twelve-year-old girl`s eyes were tested during a school eye exam in Binh Phuoc province. Her vision was so bad that ... Read moreBetter off with glasses

Back to work

Mr. Nong Van Nguyen is a civil servant. When he fell ill and developed cataracts on top of that, he went blind and was unable to perform his duties as a civil servant. He did not know that hi... Read moreBack to work

Still happy

Mr. and Mrs. Tran (82 and 85 years old respectively) both underwent cataract surgery eleven years ago. The operations were performed by our former medical adviser Houdijn Brook House. This year t... Read moreStill happy

Working with a study aid

Bui Thu Hien, a student in Hai Duong Province, South Vietnam, has severe amblyopia (a lazy eye). Luckily she received a study aid from the Eye Care Foundation to help with reading. This made it po... Read moreWorking with a study aid