Tshering and Dr. Reeta Gurung "Tshering's son, Karma, carried him on his back" Tshering Himalayan Cataract Project: Cure Blindness

Himalayan Cataract Project, Inc.

Org #291
Vetted since 2008 Site Visit Verified
1999
year founded
$195,879
raised on GlobalGiving
17
years fundraising
3
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

The Himalayan Cataract Project (cureblindness.org) strives to eradicate preventable and curable blindness through high-quality ophthalmic care, education and the establishment of a world class eye care infrastructure.

Projects (4)

Outreach Eye Camps in Ghana
Ghana / Physical Health
Outreach Eye Camps in Ethiopia
Ethiopia / Physical Health
Nepal Emergency Medical Relief
Nepal / Disaster Response
 
Project Leaders
Geoff Tabin
Geoff Tabin
Emily Newick
Emily Newick
Dana Coste
Dana Coste
Team
Job Heintz, Emily Newick
Organization Information
PO Box 55
Waterbury, VT 05676
United States
802-522-6873
Organization Information
PO Box 55
Waterbury, VT 05676
United States
802-522-6873

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Nov 3, 2021
Celebrating World Sight Day in Ghana
On October 14th, HCP observed World Sight Day 2021 with a cataract outreach in Cape Coast, Ghana. The event, performed in coordination with Ghana Health Services, provided training for new surgeons...
Nov 3, 2021
Over 50 Children Receive Sight-Restoring Surgery
HCP Board Member Dr. Matt Oliva and our partners in Ethiopia recently organized a two-week long surgical outreach at Bisidimo Hospital in Harar, Ethiopia. Over the course of the campaign, the team...
Nov 2, 2021
Team Traverses Everest Region to Restore Sight
High in the Everest region, above 12,000 feet, a team led by the Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology’s CEO, Dr. Reeta Gurung conducted a two-day surgical outreach in Khunde, Nepal to celebrate...
 
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