Seva is Winning the Fight Against Preventable Blindness

A new report released by the World Health Organization confirms that thanks to the hard work of Seva and our VISION 2020 partner organizations, rates of global blindness have been reduced for the first time in history.

Seeing the World Through A Child's Eyes

In less time than it takes to read this article, a child will lose their eyesight. One every minute. The child will likely be living in poverty, struggling for survival in one of the many parts of the world where access to even the most basic of eye care services continue to be out of reach.

A Gift from Honorary Seva Co-Founder Steve Jobs Returns Home

The New York Times covers the journey of one of the very first Apple II computers donated by Steve Jobs to Seva. The computer spent the last 33 years in Kathmandu, Nepal and has helped Seva to restore eyesight to millions of people in Nepal and around the globe.

The Life You Can Save Features Seva in Top 10 List of Charities to Support

Philosopher Peter Singer and his organization The Life You Can Save features Seva in their top 10 list of charities to support, noting that donating to Seva's blindness prevention programs is a good example of effective altruism.

A Day in the Life of a Seva Outreach Worker

Meet Mr. Leng Pisith. Leng is a community eye health outreach worker based out of the Seva field office in Battambang, Cambodia. Each week Leng packs up his set of basic optometry tools and travels to remote communities throughout his assigned region of Cambodia along the border of Thailand.

MEET: Ram Bahadur Pandley

Seva's eye care team met Mr. Ram Bahadur when he and his wife came to a Seva remote eye camp in the town of Arghakhanchi, Nepal. Bahadur couldn't see our faces because he had completely lost his eyesight, but he told us his story.

For a Chance to See [video]

Dhana Kadka is blind due to cataract yet he walked 10km through the rocky terrain of Nepal by feel and by memory for the chance to see.

Seva Donor Story: Tom Murphy visits Cambodia and Nepal

Seva donor Tom Murphy visited Seva's programs on three different occasions and walked away more committed than ever.

PODCAST: Jack Blanks talks about Seva's American Indian Sight Initiative

Santa Fe Public Radio recently interviewed Seva's Executive Director, Jack Blanks, the podcast of this interview is available online and we invite you to learn more about this exciting new initiative serving Native American communities throughout New Mexico.

Poverty Causes Blindness

A telling article on the relationship of poverty and blindness, written by Dr. Ken Bassett, Program Director at our sister organization Seva Canada and Director of the BC Centre for Epidemiologic and International Ophthalmology.

Seva's Fund for Women and Girls

The Fund for Women and Girls supports a variety of innovative programs and partnerships that are improving access to eye care for women and girls around the globe.

Eye Care and Economic Opportunity in Cambodia

Seva is helping to bring eye care, jobs and new opportunity to Cambodia's poorest province.

Portraits of Joy:  The Art of Jon Kaplan

Jon has donated his photography to Seva for over ten years.  In this interview, he talks about the message he tries to convey through his portraits, and how he gets people to smile!

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