Our latest news and sight stories: the stories of the women, children and people living in extreme poverty and isolation that have been given the power of sight because of our donors are inspiring. Every one of them is worth sharing.
Although most blindness and low vision is preventable or treatable, it still requires substantial investment in sophisticated equipment and training. The problem of avoidable blindness in low-income countries is largely a problem of resource allocation.
Research published in the Lancet Global Health predicts that without increased funding and access to eye care services, the number of people worldwide who are blind will rise from 36 million to 115 million by 2050.
6 years ago, Pat Hogue started inviting friends into her home to learn how to make artisan bread in exchange for donations to Seva in hopes of raising $300. She has since met and exceeded this goal, raising over $20,000 for Seva!