• Rupinder Singh Parhar: Helping Power Brighter Futures With the Gift of Sight

    "As I am legally blind and live in a high-income country, I have been afforded luxuries that would not have necessarily been provided in other regions of the world...I believe that it is my duty to do what I can to give back. I strongly believe that we should not be limited by the birth lottery for social, geographical, and gender statuses, but rather be supported and raised by humanity to be the best versions of ourselves. I am very fortunate for the opportunities bestowed on me and I'm happy to support Seva to make a positive impact in the world!" - Rupinder Singh Parhar, Seva Canada donor

    Blog | August 30th, 2021
  • Clearly is Breaking Down Barriers to Clear Vision

    Clearly, Canada's leading online eyewear retailer, believes that everyone deserves the right to sight. As part of their mission to eradicate poor vision, Clearly is dedicated to making eyewear affordable, eye health accessible, and raising awareness about the importance of good vision. Clearly is proud to partner with Seva Canada to provide the power of sight to people in low- and middle-income countries.

    Blog | August 30th, 2021
  • What Feels Like the End is Often the Beginning

    "This child was saved by people; I can't thank them enough. My wife and I were so desperate and did not know what to do until we met the Community Eye Centre's staff, godsend indeed!"- Kemuel's father

    Blog | August 30th, 2021
  • Research Dignity and Development

    Nothing is more rewarding to us, or as important to these individuals and institutions, than our partners asking for our help to study their program problems and utilize their research findings. Along with research dignity comes a level of gratitude seldom seen and profoundly treasured. 

    Blog | August 30th, 2021
  • 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
  • A Father's Inspiration

    "In the Pyuthan District I have earned my own identity through various social works, but now people have started to recognize me as Susan’s father. I hear from community that Susan is serving the community well," said Susan's father, Mr. Nakarmi. Read how Mr. Nakarmi inspired Susan to give back to his community with the power of sight!

    Blog | June 3rd, 2021
  • Shooting for the Stars!

    When his bandages were removed, Jaonah’s face lit up with excitement as he saw his mother clearly for the first time since he was a toddler. The next day during his checkup he thanked the doctor and said, “I can’t believe the beautiful stars in the night sky!

    Blog | June 1st, 2021
  • Training For Sustainability

    Finding quality candidates like Sundar for Ophthalmic Assistant training in conjunction with the creation of CECs  is a vital part of creating sustainable eye care programs for communities that are run by the community. Thanks to superstars like Sundar and the Rampur CEC, locals don’t have to travel 65km to reach the nearest eye hospital to receive basic eye care. 

    Blog | May 8th, 2021
  • This Mother's Day, Give Mom a Gift Like No Other!

    This Mother’s Day, honour the mothers in your life by giving the gift of sight to a mother in need in a low-income country. Women just like Sabine, a 27-year-old woman and mother of two small children, who lives in the Analamanga region of Madagascar. Plus a special Mother's Day offer from our new supporter, Clearly!

    Blog | April 28th, 2021
  • A 'Tail' of Two Patients

    I'm forever grateful to Carolynn for helping me teach my children to dream big, set big goals and go after them because one small idea can lead to amazing possibilities." - Colleen 

    Blog | March 8th, 2021