Cure Blindness in 1000 Poor Cambodians Cambodian child with eyelid blocking vision Eye surgery in Cambodia treating blindness Cure Blindness in 1000 Poor Cambodians

THE BLINDNESS FOUNDATION

Org #33823 Vetted since 2016
1998
year founded
$3,101
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
0
projects funded

Mission

THE BLINDNESS FOUNDATION works in Burma/Myanmar,Cambodia, Laos, the Philippines & Thailand. Our mission is: "HELP US,HELP OTHERS, HELP THEMSELVES" -working with local eye Doctors in these SE Asian countries to help prevent & cure blindness. This is achieved through education, training and mission supply for outreach cataract surgery programs to the rural & urban poor . To date for example we have over the last two decades, contributed lens implants that have been implanted in over 65,000 patients' eyes to help them see again -curing their blindness. Ongoing training and education, upgrades the knowledge and skill -sets of young Eye Doctors in training... read more

Project Leaders
christopher lyon
christopher lyon
Organization Information
1401 Avocado avenue suite 402
Newport Beach, CA 92660
United States
9497603003

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 8216185330
Organization Information
1401 Avocado avenue suite 402
Newport Beach, CA 92660
United States
9497603003

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 8216185330

Projects (1)

Cure Blindness in 1000 Poor Cambodians
Cambodia / Health
 

Project Reports

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Jun 4, 2018
Cambodian Eye Mission - DR. CHRISTOPHER LYON
THE BLINDNESS FOUNDATION has been invited back to Cambodia again this year to help treat blindness and, in some cases , such as cataract blindness , actually cure it, through cataract surgery...
Mar 12, 2018
Cambodian Eye Mission --Dr Chris Lyon
Cambodian Eye Mission Report  After a devastating fire at the Phnom Penh's Children's Hospital Medical Supply storage facility, started by a careless cooking stove spill, the entire stock of...
Jan 29, 2018
Cambodian Eye Mission --Dr Chris Lyon
Cambodia - what are the current challenges to Eye Care ?  When you go to your Eye Doctor , your vision is recorded and you take from ther- a simple 3 minute procedure that tels both you and your...
 
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