Seva - Compassion in Action
Your Compassion Can Change The World
Your Compassion Can Change The World
Your Compassion Can Change The World
Your Compassion Can Change The World
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Ama's Story
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Two out of three people who are blind are women and girls. Your compassion restored Ama's eyesight, and is helping to increase access to eye care for women around the globe.

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A Seva Story
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This micro-documentary explains the origins of Seva and our work to prevent and cure blindness around the world.

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Let There Be Sight
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Witness a Seva Eye Camp in the Himalayas of Nepal. In Let There Be Sight, Seva donor Turk Pipkin chronicles his journey with a Seva medical team to a remote surgical eye camp in Nepal's Himalayas where hundreds of people had their vision restored. Special thanks to musician and long-time Seva supporter Jackson Browne for use of his song "Doctor My Eyes."

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What Does Seva Mean...
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We asked Dr. Chundak Tenzing, Seva's Sight Program Director: "What does 'Seva' Mean to you?

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Sight in Cambodia
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Many Cambodia children do not have access to eye care services. Seva trains Cambodian doctors and provides infastruction so that Cambodia can provide care to it's own citizens. Last year, over 70,000 children in Cambodia received eye examinations as a result of Seva's work. 1/2 of children who go blind in developing countries will die within the first year. By preventing and treating blindness, Seva provides opportunities for life to children around the world.

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For a Chance to See
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Dhana lives in one of the most isolated, impoverished villages on the planet, Bajura, Nepal, a stunning but unforgiving landscape he has not seen for five years. Dhana Kadka is blind due to cataracts. Despite this, he walked 10km through the rocky terrain of far west Nepal by feel and memory. Kadhka learned that a group of Seva-supported eye doctors were coming for a special visit. So he made the perilous journey on foot for the chance to see.

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Headquarters

Seva Foundation
1786 Fifth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
phone 510.845.7382
toll free 877.764.7382
fax 510.845.7410

Executive

Jack Blanks
Executive Director
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Deborah Moses
Finance Director
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Ruth Tamura
Executive Assistant
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Development

Julie Nestingen
Director of Development
510.845.7382 x318
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Donna Ryan
Gifts of Service Manager
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Andrea Sharkey
Development Coordinator
510.845.7382 x324
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Billy Luu
Database Administrator
510.845.7382 x306
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Communications

Aaron Simon
Communications Director
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Joe Raffanti
Video Production 
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Erika Jones-Clary
Website Development &
eCommunications Manager
510.845.7382 x315
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Innovation & Sight Program

Suzanne Gilbert, PhD, MPH
Senior Director
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Dr. Chundak Tenzing
Medical Director
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Heidi Chase
Associate Director
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Anira Khlok
Program and Volunteer Coordinator
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Katie Judson
Monitoring & Evaluation Program Coordinator
510.845.7382 x325
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Shwetha Sridharan
Strategic Partnerships Program Coordinator
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Sarah Miers
Special Projects Coordinator
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Carrie Libeu
Program Development Consultant
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Amy Sherts
Administrative Assistant
510.845.7382 x309
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Concerts and Events

Tamara Klamner
Event Production
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Accounting

Giri Sastromihardjo
Finance Manager
510.845.7382 x302
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FIELD OFFICES

Sight Programs: Cambodia

Seva Foundation
House #222, Group 3
Rumchek 4 Village
Ratanak Commune
Battambang District and Province
Cambodia

Dr. Bal Kumar KC
Country Representative

Mr. Vann Ratana
Program Manager

Mr. Neang Diro
Childhood Blindness Coordinator

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Sight Programs: Nepal

Seva Foundation/ Seva Canada Society
Nepal Eye Hospital Compound
Netra Jyoti Bhawan
tripureswor, Kathmandu
Nepal

Mr. Ram Prasad Kandel
Program Manager

Mr. Shravan Kumar Chaudhari
Administrative Manager

Ms. Parami Dhakhwa
Administrative Assistant

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Sight Programs: TIbet

Seva Foundation/ Seva Canada Society
27 North Linkhor Road
Lhasa 850000
Tibet, China

Mr. Kunga Tashi
Program Manager

Mr. Tashi Dhargye
Finance Administrator

Ms. Dolma Chugi
Assistant Program Manager

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