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STORIES

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

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Opening Hope for the future

Three childhood friends who grew up in Nepal have the friendship of a lifetime --- they married, raised children, and were enjoying their later years together when blindness struck them at the same time. Is this the fate of the good sisterhood?

Shoua and Blong's Story

There was hardly any joy in their young lives and their future didn’t look too bright – they weren’t going to school, they had no friends to play with and would spend all day at home, dependent on their father for everything.

Eric's Story

Hope finds a way

Story of the Timbang family

12 cataract surgeries in one family - in one day

Shanice's Story

For a baby like Shanice, born in rural Kenya with cataract in both eyes, the stakes are especially high. She was facing an entire lifetime of permanent blindness.

Monica's Story

Monica is a 31-year-old single mum. Earlier this year, Monica found out something else: she had bilateral cataract. But her husband had left the family behind.

Vann's story

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

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.

Samlan and Sintham’s story

These twin boys were born blind from cataract, and without a sight saving operation, they could have been blind for life.

Trut's Story

Trut is shy, withdrawn, and completely attached to her mother. As she sits on the balcony, she squints as the harsh sun hits her cataract and causes intense pain in her left eye. Seven-year-old Trut is blind in one eye.
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