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

  • Seeing Her Son

    Anita's sight began to fail until one day she was no longer able to farm or care for her son. Eventually, Anita could no longer walk unassisted, work, or live independently. Anita visited the Bharatpur Eye Hospital and was diagnosed with developmental cataract in both eyes. When Anita learned the cost of the surgery, she cried at the admission desk because she could not afford to pay.

    Blog | March 4th, 2022
  • In Sickness and in Health

    Fifty-two years ago Sam and Huen married. Together they struggled through the Khmer Rouge Regime and making a life together by farming rice and raising their eight children. As their family grew to include five grandchildren, they encountered yet another trial: they were both losing their sight. Huen went blind first; she was afraid to walk alone, but Sam guided her, helped her with chores, and carried water for her.

    Sight stories | February 22nd, 2022
  • A, B, See

    Without healthy vision, kids are 3x more likely to fall behind in class, be bullied, and face social exclusion from their peers. 90% of children with vision loss live in low- and middle-income countries where access to eye screenings and glasses is limited. Two out of three children with vision impairment are girls. Children just like Sophara in Cambodia.

    Blog | July 21st, 2021