A dad is respected because he gives his children leadership. A dad is appreciated because he gives his children care. A dad is valued because he gives his children time. A dad is loved because he gives his children the … Continue reading →
In the course of our work in Africa and India, we see a lot of mothers. They may have different appearances, household incomes, occupations or roles in the community. They may be first time parents, mothers of five scraping by … Continue reading →
As a Canadian who is in constant touch with people in India and Africa, I frequently deal with differences. My friends and family often ask about my experiences of working with people who speak different languages, or who use the … Continue reading →
We named our blog Grey Mist Lifting because this expression – or words like it – are commonly heard in the clinics we support. When the bandages come off after cataract surgery, patients often describe what they are experiencing. For example; “Yesterday, all I could see was a grey mist. Today, the mist has lifted. I can see again.”
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Operation Eyesight Universal is a Canada-based international development organization dedicated to eliminating avoidable blindness.
Since our work began in 1963, we have brought sight-saving treatment to more than 35 million people. Today our work is focused on India and the African countries of Ghana, Kenya and Zambia – places where blindness can be deadly, especially to those who are very young, old or poor.