Dedicated to helping people who are traditionally underserved, Seva brings high quality eye care knowledge and resources to the farthest corners of the globe. We take pride in working with marginalized communities in developing countries to ensure the power of sight is within everyone's reach.

  • Burundi

    Despite being one of the five poorest countries in the world, Burundi is a leader in innovative, accessible eye care.
  • Cambodia

    By supporting eye care facilities in five Cambodian provinces, Seva is providing access to much needed eye care.
  • Egypt

    While Egypt has the capacity to restore vision to its residents, many Egyptians face major barriers to eye care access.
  • Ethiopia

    By focusing on gender equity in Ethiopia, Seva is empowering women and communities to access eye care.
  • Francophone West Africa

    Seva funds community eye centres in Congo-Brazzaville and Benin, two countries with high levels of poverty and blindness.
  • Guatemala

    Seva works with Visualiza Eye Care System, our Guatemalan partner, to provide high-quality eye care to those in need.
  • India

    In partnership with Aravind Eye Care System, Seva has worked for over 30 years to help restore the sight to millions in India.
  • Madagascar

    Eye disease is one of the 10 most prevalent medical conditions in Madagascar. Here's what Seva is doing about it.
  • Malawi

    Seva-funded facilities in Malawi provide childhood eye care services to underserved families and communities.
  • Nepal

    Each year, Seva and its partners help thousands of impoverished patients in Nepal regain their sight and prevent blindness.
  • Tanzania

    Through our partnerships and women-led microfinance groups, Seva provides sight-restoring surgery and treatments in Tanzania.
  • Tibetan Areas of China

    Seva works with local government hospitals and Public Health Bureaus to establish clinical services and train local doctors.

Sight Stories and News

  • A Gift that will Transform Kid's Lives in Nepal and Africa for Years to Come!

    Seva Canada received a transformative gift from Mae Runions Pratt-Johnson to honour her late husband, Dr. John Pratt-Johnson. John was a renowned Canadian pediatric ophthalmologist and Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of British Columbia. As a former Seva Canada board member, John raised funds and trained legions of eye care professionals within Canada and internationally. We spoke with Mae to discuss John and his international pediatric ophthalmology work.

    Blog | September 3rd, 2020
  • Did Cataract Surgery Help Sabitri See Her Baby for the First Time?

    After suffering hardships including the loss of their two children, Sabitri and her husband's one joy was the birth of their third child, Lakshmi, named after the Goddess of Fortune and Wealth. Their joy, however, was coupled with sadness. Sabitri could not see her baby Lakshmi’s face and couldn’t care for her without the help of her sister. She dreamt about gazing into Lakshmi’s face and seeing her baby smile back at her. Would her dream come true? Read our blog to find out.

    Sight stories | November 23rd, 2019
  • Opening Up the World Around Him

    At the eye camp, an ophthalmologist diagnosed Rorng with cataracts. His grandmother was delighted to discover that his blindness could be cured through surgery. When asked what he hoped for most, Rorng’s answer was simple: “I want to go to school like my friends.”

    Sight stories | October 3rd, 2019