This fun, high-energy event raises awareness and support for Seva's international efforts to prevent blindness and low vision.
There in the doctor's makeshift examination room in a village in rural Tanzania, unable to see the ophthalmologist who was telling her the good news, Edina smiled.
Kate brings two decades of executive-level experience having overseen major humanitarian programs for development organizations in the U.S. and abroad.
The synthetic intraocular lens created a revolution in cataract surgery but the high cost kept them from patients in the developing world. Then came Aurolab.
Sixty-five-year-old Daw Ei Zin lost sight in her left eye over a year ago. She grew very worried as her right eye began to cloud over and lose vision too.
Seva is excited to announce the launch of our new Buy a Frame, Help a Child to See program in partnership with the eyewear brand Bio Eyes.
Dr. Neal Shorstein is one of Seva's most dedicated volunteer ophthalmologists. Over the past 10 years, Dr. Shorstein has generously donated his time, traveling abroad regularly to lead surgical trainings in Nepal, Tibet and Myanmar.
Approximately 285 million people around the world today are blind or suffer from visual impairment; most live in developing countries. To reach the many people in need of eye care, Seva has been awarded two exciting grants from Standard Chartered Bank's Seeing is Believing Initiative.
Have you ever wondered about the power of your donation and the difference it made in the life of someone who was needlessly blind or visually impaired?
In the Singida Region of Central Tanzania, one of the poorest in the country, a staggering 1.3 million people rely on the services of just one ophthalmologist: Dr. Kuzenza.
A new HBO documentary by Academy Award nominated filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky features Seva outreach programs in Nepal. This compelling film follows a couple who are blind on their journey to have their sight restored.
If you travel to Nepal you will surely notice the smiling faces of children everywhere you go. You may also notice that very few are wearing glasses.
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