Eyecare

Eye Care For Teachers and Students

We have helped the Loresho primary school in Nairobi for years. This time we were glad to provide eye care for the teachers and students who needed it.   full story...

Eyecare Continues

Eyes are one of the most important treasures in our life. To see the beauty of this world and experience our physical surroundings is a great blessing. Unfortunately millions of people wake up everyday never to see the light of the day. Many live in darkness simply because they have no money to correct their eyesight or cannot afford to pay for the eye treatment.   full story...

Gift of Sight - Gift of Light

Of the many projects completed in 2002, one of the most satisfying was the Cataract Eye Operations Project in East Africa. While in Nairobi over a year ago, I spoke with several physicians and learned of the seriousness of the eye problems in Africa. In fact, blindness in Africa increases at the rate of two million persons per year. Doctors believe that 75% of these cases are avoidable and easily treatable. Unfortunately, there is less than one eye doctor available per million African people. So most people in need will never receive treatment.   full story...

Donating a Fundus Camera

As part of our ongoing contributions to the eye care specialists at the Lions Sightfirst Hospital in Nairobi, we were able to donate a fundus camera this Fall. Prior to our donation, there were only three of these specialized machines in all of Kenya.   full story...