AGM 2020 Zoom Photo

A screenshot from our Zoom Annual General Meeting on November 6, 2020. Top Row from L to R: Penny Lyons, Seva Canada Executive Director; and Dr. Simon Arunga, Uganda and Heather Wong-Mitchell, Seva Canada's Operations Manager. Bottom Row from L to R: Peter Kileo, Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology; Dr. Ken Bassett, Seva Canada Program Director; Laura Spencer, Seva Canada Board Chair.

At Seva Canada's 2020 Annual General Meeting, Peter Kileo from our partner in Africa, the Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology (KCCO), presented the strategy to reach people in remote communities with eye care by working with existing women microfinance groups.

This pre-recorded version of his presentation was made just in case there was a poor internet connection in Tanzania affecting his live presentation. Luckily it also provides us with a way of sharing his presentation with those who couldn't join us to hear it live via Zoom!

Just click on the image below or here to watch Peter's presentation.

Image of Peter Kileo Presenting at 2020 AGM

ABOUT PETER:

Peter Kileo Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology

Peter Kileo is the Program Coordinator and Assistant Director at the KCCO, based in Moshi, Tanzania. Peter has been with KCCO for 7 years and his areas of particular expertise in eye care are program planning and mentorship, program monitoring and evaluation, resource mobilization, teaching, and program facilitation.

Peter holds a BA in Philosophy from Urbanianna University, Rome, Italy, a Postgraduate Diploma in Community Development, and a Master's Degree in Cooperative and Community Development from Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania. Peter speaks Swahili, Chagga, and is currently learning French. Peter Kileo lives in Moshi, a small beautiful town at the foot of Mt Kilimanjaro, with his wife Agnes and their three children.

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