80% of blindness is treatable or preventable. Aravind Eye Care System provides free cataract surgery to the blind in India, supported by our paying patients. But we need your help to treat complicated eye cancers in children, provide free spectacles for school children, and provide food and housing for patients who must travel many miles to reach an Aravind hospital.
Individuals in poor communities continue to be trained and supported to tackle hunger and environmental degradation by growing and replicating organic vegetable gardens with indigenous floral windbreaks & herbs
In 2011, the Horn of Africa experienced one of the most severe droughts in over 60 years. KRA works with communities throughout Kenya to provide technologies that will increase their resiliency to the effects of climate change and drought. Matuiku Primary School has no running water and substandard sanitation facilities. By providing a rainwater storage tank, farm pond with drip irrigation, improved latrines, and capacity building this project will improve the health and education of 137 pupils.