Supporting women to become leaders in the field of eye care, and increasing women’s access to eye care, are two of Seva’s top priorities. We are proud to feature these five women and their inspirational stories.
Have you ever wondered about the power of your donation and the difference it made in the life of someone who was needlessly blind or visually impaired?
Seva is excited to announce the launch of our new Buy a Frame, Help a Child to See program in partnership with the eyewear brand Bio Eyes.
We're excited to announce that Seva Co-Founder Dr. Larry Brilliant's new book Sometimes Brilliant has just been released!
Approximately 285 million people around the world today are blind or suffer from visual impairment; most live in developing countries. To reach the many people in need of eye care, Seva has been awarded two exciting grants from Standard Chartered Bank's Seeing is Believing Initiative.
A new HBO documentary by Academy Award nominated filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky features Seva outreach programs in Nepal. This compelling film follows a couple who are blind on their journey to have their sight restored.
If you travel to Nepal you will surely notice the smiling faces of children everywhere you go. You may also notice that very few are wearing glasses.
Dr. Spencer recently received the Canadian Government's Medal for Volunteers Award recognizing his service to prevent blindness and restore sight around the world.
12-year old Nikolas is close to completing his goal of running a marathon in each US State to raise funds & awareness in support of Seva's pediatric programs!
"I couldn't see anything on stage," says Kalpita. "I was looking at complete darkness. I just had to trust that someone would catch me if I were too close to the edge of the stage."
Without glasses, JoVonna's grades suffered. Her story is an inspiring example of what can be accomplished with determination and hard work.