May I take you to Trapaing Tav Chas in this story? A remote village in Cambodia. This is where Muth Thun (66 years old) lives with her two sons and their families. In recent years, her eyesight has... Read more“I’ll be blind forever, I thought” – Muth Thun
“What will life be like if I go completely blind? I cried when I thought about that. What about my three children? Who is going to take care of them then?” Chan Tola (35) from Thala Vill... Read moreLooking at a bright future again with one radio message
We are pleased to announce that the Eye Care Foundation, in the name of Björn Stenvers, (CEO) and Sambath Pol (country director Cambodia & Laos) of the Eye Care Foundation, have been awarded t... Read moreEye Care Foundation receives the highest Order of Cambodia
October 13 and we are focusing the world’s attention on the importance of eye care. We are calling on people to prioritise their own eye health and leaders to ensure eye care is accessible, in... Read moreWorld Sight Day 2022
Eye Care Foundation receives royal awards in Cambodia CEO of Eye Care Foundation, Björn Stenvers was awarded the prestigious Royal Order of Monisaraphon by King Norodom Sihamoni on October 6. The ... Read moreEye Care Foundation receives royal awards in Cambodia
Imagine: your eyesight is so bad that you do not see your hand in front of you, have difficulty walking and cannot leave home without support. You lost your job and your income because of the unfor... Read moreDo you believe in miracles?
Corona has put a lot of pressure on the eye care sectors in our program countries, including Laos and Cambodia, where we have long waiting lists, postponed surgeries, and more than ever patients to... Read moreCorona Recovery Plan 2021-2022
193 countries of the United Nations unanimously agreed to a new plan for vision for everyone – with eye health critical to the #SDGs. The plan sets a target for eye care for all by 2030, with... Read more2030 in Sight!
Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos are experiencing extreme floods and typhoons this month. The heavy rain season is usual for the region, but the scale of this year’s events is much more severe. Th... Read moreExtreme floods and typhoons in South East Asia
The impact of COVID-19 on my Australian Volunteers for International Development assignment with the Eye Care Foundation By Marguerite Goulding, volunteer ECF Cambodia When the directive came for t... Read moreThe impact of COVID-19 on my volunteer assignment with the Eye Care Foundation