• A Lasting Legacy

    It was Seva’s work in Nepal that first caught the couple’s attention because they had visited the country and witnessed the need for eye care firsthand. As donors for almost 15 years, Nic and Kira are drawn to Seva’s approach of creating sustainable eye care systems by building local expertise.

    Blog | September 6th, 2019
  • Did it Deliver? My Experience at the Women Deliver Conference

    From June 3-6, I participated in the Women Deliver 2019 conference in Vancouver, Canada, a long way from my home in Tanzania. Women Deliver is the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights and wellbeing of girls and women. Over 8000 people from 165 countries attended and since it was my first time at the global conference, I was eager to learn from the many gender-equality pioneers and advocates.

    Blog | September 6th, 2019
  • Harnessing the Power of Community for Healthy Vision

    This year, Seva Cambodia, Seva’s locally-run Cambodian office, implemented a new strategy to strengthen their existing field worker program and increase the number of patients seen, referred and receiving eye care services.

    Blog | September 6th, 2019
  • The Element of Soul in Seva Canada's Motown Meltdown

    Seva Canada’s annual Motown Meltdown was held on April 27, 2019 in Vancouver. Motown Meltdown spans sixteen years of singing and dancing. It brings together the contributions of sponsors, and offerings of time and talent from performers and volunteers, attesting to the power of local community in gathering for a global cause: the prevention of treatable forms of blindness and the restoration of sight in developing countries.

    Blog | September 6th, 2019
  • Turning Darkness to Light

    Imagine a world of darkness; a world that you can hear, touch, smell and even taste, but can’t see. That is the reality for 36 million people worldwide. Written by guest blogger Amy Beeman. Amy is the producer for the Virgin Radio 94.5 morning show and a Vancouver Mom Top 30 Blogger.

    Blog | August 26th, 2019
  • 7 Silent Signs You Might Have Cataracts

    Cataracts are the leading cause of treatable blindness worldwide. How do you know if you have them? Good question, read our blog to find out.

    Blog | August 22nd, 2019
  • India Eye Care Center Finds Middle Way To Capitalism

    The push for more efficiency forces down the average cost of a surgery for Aravind. But that doesn't mean quality is sacrificed. Aravind surgeons have just half the number of complications that the British health system has for the same procedure. That high quality allows Aravind to attract patients who are willing to pay market rates. Then it takes the large profit made on those surgeries to fund free and subsidized surgeries for poor people.

    Blog | July 23rd, 2019
  • Sun's Out, Sunglasses On!

    It is important to protect your eyes against damage from the sun. For most people, an inexpensive pair of sunglasses will do the job.

    Blog | July 12th, 2019