4 out of 5 people who are blind don't have to be.

Seva Canada is a charity whose mission is to restore sight and prevent blindness in low- and middle-income countries.

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80%

80% of global blindness can be prevented or treated.

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13 countries

The number of low-income countries Seva works in to restore sight and prevent blindness for those in greatest need.

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5 million

Since 1982, Seva Canada has helped more than 5 million people see again.

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A $50 donation is good for one cataract surgery With a $50 donation, you will provide a life-changing cataract surgery to someone in need in a low-income country. Give Today!

Why Sight?

It's solvable 80% of blindness can be prevented or treated. Learn more

Why Seva?

Seva has given sight to over 5 million people Learn more

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Donating to Seva supports critical, community-led programs that give sight to the most vulnerable people around the world.

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Get involved with Seva Canada. Take action in your own community to restore sight and prevent blindness in low-income countries.

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To raise funds for our work, Seva Canada sells a range of beautiful products, including baseball caps, greeting cards, and more.

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Help Kids Rise and Thrive with Glasses

Help Reach the Goal of 2000 Glasses for Kids! Kids around the world are heading back to school and many will need new glasses to help them see the blackboard and read their schoolbooks. Without healthy vision, kids are more likely to fall behind in class, be bullied, and face social exclusion from their peers. Together, we can change this reality. Give today
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    Supporting Women Leaders in Eye Care Research

    Less than 30% of the world’s researchers are women and, in low-income countries, the percentage is far less. Seva Canada has actively engaged, recruited and mentored women in research because a gendered approach to research increases the range of interventions and breakthroughs that come from looking at problems from different perspectives.

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