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.

Cam's story

Seven-year old Cam lives with her mother Hoa and father Nhat in Vietnam. She’d been blind for four years with congenital cataract. A few years ago, Cam’s brother Quoc also had cataract, and the family spent all of their

Cesaria's Story

Many blind children in Burundi never reach their 5th birthday. Luckily, Cesaria’s grandmother got her the medical attention she needed.

Craig's story

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

Eric's Story

Hope finds a way

Giap's story

Giap is the little boy you see in The Foundation’s most iconic photo. Now grown up, Giap became the first in his family to attend university and is now a teacher.

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 Once a cheeky kid, he became withdrawn and couldn’t go to school.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.

Hao's Story

Hao and his father travelled to visit the only ophthalmologist in their province who worked in a clinic built by The Fred Hollows Foundation. It was their last hope.

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 get to the eye clinic.