Due to the lack of ophthalmologists in low-income countries, patients often have to wait a long time for surgery that can change their lives. Those who need specialist eye care cannot always access... Read moreGive an eye doctor like Dr. Hong a contribution to his education
Pham has a cataract which causes constant accidents during cooking or walking. As a result of the cataract, Pham once fell from a narrow path into the rice field. He damaged his spleen and needed s... Read moreGive a patient like Pham a cataract surgery
Hahn is one of the smartest kids in her class. Yet she has been getting low grades lately because of her bad eyesight. She cannot see what her teacher writes on the board, studying takes a lot of t... Read moreGive a schoolchild like Hahn an eye test and a pair of glasses
When Bhama left the hospital to return home, I saw a sprightly lady. She was a completely different person than the one who arrived at the eye camp. I remember that moment perfectly.... Read moreBhama Kala’s wish came true after all!
In the waiting room of the hospital here in Zambia, a young woman sat with her head hanging down and her hands folded in her lap. Dezila (34) had cataracts in both eyes and was almost completely bl... Read moreGive Chey back what he had lost
In the waiting room of the hospital here in Zambia, a young woman sat with her head hanging down and her hands folded in her lap. Dezila (34) had cataracts in both eyes and was almost completely bl... Read moreDezila dares to dream again!
If you could only have seen Bhakta (55) when he had to walk somewhere. Inching along, step by careful step while hanging on to his wife`s arm; unsure, dependent and isolated. Bhakta was perfectly h... Read moreBhakta was perfectly healthy, but he was blind
I would like to share a story with you about an exceptional encounter I had with a cataract patient in Laos. A few months ago I was in Laos for Eye Care Foundation to counsel Dr.Oui, the director o... Read moreYour support gives these people and their families a new start in life
I am writing this today to tell you about families who were already poor to begin with, but who sank even deeper into poverty due to unnecessary blindness or impaired vision. This story takes place... Read moreWhat gift could be greater than saving a family from a life of extreme poverty?
For a child such as Deepa (7) you represent a miracle. She lives in the village of Tarkuhat in the Lamjung district in Nepal. Deepa`s family is poor. In fact, they are amongst the very poorest in t... Read moreWill you help a child find happiness again?