• Eye Care Tips for Back to School

    As kids head back to school this fall, it crucial to remember one of their most important learning tools: their eyes!

    Blog | August 11th, 2017
  • Double Your Impact and Enter Seva to Win!

    An anonymous Seva donor knows just how many blind people's lives can be changed if Seva wins Canada Helps' Great Canadian Giving Challenge $10,000 prize so much so that they have offered to match any donation made in June up to another $10,000!

    Blog | June 5th, 2017
  • Eye Care a Stone's Throw Away

    Fear, poverty, and a lack of education don’t cause blindness but they certainly prevent people from accessing care when it’s available and free. Through outreach and screening, Seva donors ensure eye care is available starting at everyone’s front door.

    Blog | February 15th, 2017
  • Visiting an Eye Camp in Battambang

    Board Member Dr. Marty Spencer is currently in Cambodia training ophthalmologists on surgical techniques. Marty’s niece and her family, who are long-time Seva supporters, happened to be in Cambodia at the same time and stopped in to watch the Seva team in action.

    Blog | February 1st, 2017
  • Stories of Aravind Capacity Building: Learning from Others

    The story of Aravind Eye Care System’s (AECS) external capacity building legacy is more than just about management, systems and processes. Understanding much of what makes AECS unique can be gleaned from the many narratives and personal experiences of the physicians and staff who, through their passion and commitment, have contributed to preventing unnecessary blindness in disadvantaged areas throughout the world. Just as Dr. Venkataswamy’s (Dr. V) own story so strongly reflects the soul and mission of Aravind, so too do the stories of AECS’ dedicated trainers and mentors serve as a lens into the motivations, struggles and benefits that AECS itself derives as an organization committed to serving others.

    Blog | January 25th, 2017