“Every day I see a lot of women who urgently need eye surgery, just like Mrs. Janma Kanya (83). Until she was 77, she worked in the fields to help her seven sons. Up until it was not possible any... Read moreUrgent call from Dr. Anju Gurung from Nepal
Gender equality and eye health are inextricably linked. A lot of women are afraid to speak up when they have issues with their eyes. This will make it hard for them to go to school, do work or e... Read moreGender equality and eye health
Karnali Province is one of the largest provinces in Nepal. Despite it’s size, Karnali has the lowest population of all the provinces in Nepal and is also the least developed. We believe t... Read moreECF in Karnali Province
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
For a woman in Nepal whose vision is getting worse, going to the doctor is not as obvious as it is for you and me. The threshold is high, because the money is simply not there. From the remote vill... Read moreToo poor for cataract surgery, so never being able to see again…
There was a girl…Swos is her name. She is twelve years old, lives in a village in Nepal, and attends primary school. Swos is very cross-eyed with her right eye. At school, she hardly sees any... Read moreThere was a girl…Swos is her name.
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!
Yesterday she came to the hospital supported by her daughters. After a successful surgery, the first thing Mrs. Kisan saw when we took the bandages off her eyes today was her daughters’ tears... Read moreA story of Mrs. Kisan
In the last weeks, the Himalaya Eye Hospital (HEH) in Pokhara, Nepal has been using the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) donated by the Eye Care Foundation. These PPEs protect the medical team w... Read moreThe Eye Care Foundation supports the Himalaya Eye Hospital with Personal Protective Equipment
The Covid-19 crisis is an uncertain and complex situation and the Eye Care Foundation is doing its utmost to ensure minimal health risks for all staff-members and their families, as well as partner... Read moreDirector’s message – Covid-19