For Vineela Cherukuri, her position as a Program Officer with Operation Eyesight in India is not just a career she had dreamed of, but also an opportunity to create lasting changes in the lives of thousands of people! Vineela joined our family in August 2018, after working for two years as a clinical optometrist at… Continue reading A day in the life of a program officer
With healthy eyes, entire communities are thriving because of YOU!
Operation Eyesight’s Community Eye Health Program model sets us apart from other organizations fighting avoidable blindness – because we focus on more than just eye health. While restoring sight and preventing blindness is at the heart of our mission, we can’t simply treat “eye patients” and ignore other health problems. Targeting eye health alone isn’t… Continue reading With healthy eyes, entire communities are thriving because of YOU!
Thanks to you, this couple escaped despair
82-year-old Simiyu and his wife, Philomena, live in the agricultural town of Kitale, Kenya. They have five children, four daughters and a son, who live away from home. Both Simiyu and Philomena struggled with deteriorating vision for years. Eventually, Simiyu went completely blind. “I used to have a persistent headache,” says Simiyu. “ I couldn’t… Continue reading Thanks to you, this couple escaped despair
We’re one of the Top 10 Impact Charities of 2018!
When an objective third party tells you that you’re making an IMPACT in this world with the highest integrity and transparency, you shout it from the rooftops and thank the donors, supporters, partner hospitals, community health workers, volunteers and staff who are making it possible! We’re thrilled to have been named one of the Top… Continue reading We’re one of the Top 10 Impact Charities of 2018!