Trachoma is at crisis levels in Ethiopia and Shashetu, a twenty-five year old mother of two, was in desperate need of a sight saving operation.
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.
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.
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
The village kids had started teasing Vann because she was different – until a 20 minute operation changed her life.
When Kipar's family discovered his sight was treatable, Kipar and his father walked 25km in the extreme Kenyan heat to save his eyesight.