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These are the men, women and children whose lives have changed thanks to your generous donations.

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Craig's story

An untreated cataract in a child means they can be blind for life. Sadly, for many Indigenous communities, access to quality eye care is still a challenge.

Hao's story

Hao went blind at just five. Once a cheeky kid, he became withdrawn and couldn’t go to school. His father feared Hao would die.

Ruth and Rosa's story

The sisters grew up with stories of their dad, Fred, but had no memories of him for their own. Experience their trip to Nepal to see his work up close for the first time.

Aung and Lin's story

Aung is Lin’s full time guardian. Sadly, his ailing eyesight was forcing him to stop work and Lin was having to care for him instead of going to school.

Vann's story

The village kids had started teasing Vann because she was different – until a 20 minute operation changed her life.

Sao's story

Before Sao went blind, she helped support her family by making grass bed mats. Sadly, Sao’s blindness now meant she couldn’t even walk anywhere by herself.

Reggie's story

His father died soon after losing his sight and Reggie feared the same thing would happen to him before he could pass on his knowledge to the next generation.

Hen Vin's story

This man has been through more than any of us can ever imagine – Cambodia’s tragic past, a landmine explosion and after all of that, cataract blindness

H'Nhi's story

H’Nhi’s mum wanted a better life for her only girl. So to get H'Nhi treatment for her cataract, her family had to borrow money just to go to the eye clinic.

Kipar's story

When Kipar's family discovered his sight was treatable, Kipar and his father walked 25km in the extreme Kenyan heat to save his eyesight.
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