As a Seva Board member, chairperson, advisor, and donor, Jerry shared his keen love of people, his compassion, and his insight into how to build an organization and effective program partnerships.
We examine our longtime partner Aravind through the lens of those who shaped and influenced their mission, and those who are carrying it forward to this day.
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.
In Nepal, like much of the world, the surgical profession has traditionally been male dominated. Women face cultural and financial obstacles that make becoming a surgeon much harder.
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?
"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.