• A Daughter's Hope For Her Mother

    “I want my mother to have light and happiness again. That is my hope for my mother,” said Maguaye's daughter in Ethiopia.

    Blog | May 1st, 2024
  • Art for Sight

    What do you get when you bring together two committed Seva Canada supporters, one incredible artist, a beautiful beachside home and an inspired community? An art show fundraiser for Seva Canada that raised enough to restore the sight of 40 people!

    Blog | March 14th, 2024
  • Evidence Informed Practice Program

    In an effort to improve monitoring, evaluation and operational research capacity at program partner eye hospitals, Seva has launched the Evidence Informed Practice (EIP) program.

    Blog | March 14th, 2024
  • Reading with his Own Eyes

    On this trip I met Doung Loum, an 82-year-old senior monk from Banteay Meanchey, Cambodia. As his vision continued to worsen he began to lose hope in ever reading The Tipitaka, the sacred text of Theravada Buddhism with his own eyes again.

    Blog | March 14th, 2024
  • The Power of the Seva Canada Community

    Everything at Seva Canada starts with you—our amazing donors, supporters and champions. Without you, none of our work would be possible. But more importantly, WITH you, life-changing miracles happen every day.

    Blog | March 14th, 2024
  • You're Never Too Young to Make a Difference

    In 2012, when 6-year-old Jana in Canada spoke with her grandpa in Rajisthan, India just prior to his cataract surgery, two things happened. First, she learned about cataracts, the "clouds" blocking his vision that only a doctor could remove, and second, she was inspired to help.

    Blog | March 14th, 2024
  • A Couple Who Gets Glasses Together...

    Sat Sari and her husband Kouoy Long have done everything together for four decades, and two years ago they also began to lose their vision together. They had to rely on their children and grandchildren for help as their vision deteriorated. Then they went to a screening camp being held in their village...

    Sight stories | February 6th, 2024
  • Reaching for the Stars - Jaonah's Story

    By eight years old, Jaonah had completely lost his sight. His mother had to stop working and stay at home to take care of him, putting even more financial strain on the family. Imagine what it must feel like, watching your child’s vision disappear — and along with it, all the opportunities that come with healthy vision. “My biggest worry? That he would die,” his father shared in a soft voice. “When I was walking, I couldn’t see. It was really scary,” recalled Jaonah.

    Sight stories | November 20th, 2023
  • Her Future in Sight

    When one-year-old Jojo was only two months old, her mother, Adidja, noticed a white dot in her left eye. Adidja had no idea what was happening to her baby, so she rushed to the nearest pharmacy, where she received eye drops. But the white dot continued to grow, and Adidja began to notice with growing alarm that Jojo’s vision was affected. 

    Sight stories | October 24th, 2023