• A Q&A with Seva Nepal’s New Country Program Director, Dr. Binita Sharma

    We welcomed Dr. Binita Sharma as Seva Nepal’s Country Program Director in January 2023. She is an eye health leader and champion for high-quality programs that serve the needs of communities. Learn about her background, her new position and her favourite sight story.

    Blog | August 25th, 2023
  • Helping Vireak See & Succeed in Class

    The age of six can be a time of incredible discovery: Kids enter grade one, make friends, begin the process of learning to read, and start to explore the world with more independence. When Vireak entered grade one in 2019, it became apparent that he wasn't keeping up in class and had trouble seeing clearly.

    Blog | August 10th, 2023
  • A Future in Focus

    Thuon is a 13-year-old student in grade 7 living in a rural village in Mongkol Borey Province, Cambodia. For the past two years she had difficulty seeing clearly which made it hard for her to read, write and participate in class.

    Blog | August 10th, 2023
  • Thanks to Your Support, I'm an Ophthalmology Fellow!

    As I settled into my residency, I was shocked by the realization that many people in the local community were going blind from entirely treatable causes. Sadly, this situation was due to a growing shortage of eye care staff to provide people with the care they needed to prevent vision loss.

    Blog | June 2nd, 2023
  • The Recipe for Eye Care Program Success!

    Every Seva Canada eye care program is customized to meet the specific needs of each country and community. However, the recipe for success always includes some essential ingredients. Learn what they are in this article.

    Blog | May 17th, 2023
  • Traditional Nepalese Momos, mmm!

    Raju Tuladhar, a friend of Seva Canada's, invited some of our team to his home in Kathmandu where his lovely wife, Gita Gurung, treated us to her homemade momos (a traditional Nepalese dumpling). They were so tasty that we asked her for the recipe to share with you. Enjoy!

    Blog | March 24th, 2023
  • Losing His Sight But Not His Humour

    When our partners in Burundi first met grade 10 student Thierry, he seemed shy and too serious for his young age. Deep down, he was a fun-loving teen, but he had developed a reserved demeanor at times - life had not been easy for Thierry over the past few years.

    Blog | March 22nd, 2023
  • Seva Cambodia Staff Honoured with Royal Order

    We have lots of ways of measuring success at Seva - and one way to tell we're meeting local needs is when our overseas teams are recognized for their achievements by their own people. We are very proud to share that several Seva Cambodia staff members have received prestigious awards conferred by the King and Prime Minister of Cambodia!

    Blog | March 22nd, 2023