Seva - Compassion in Action
Your Compassion Can Change The World
Your Compassion Can Change The World
Your Compassion Can Change The World
Your Compassion Can Change The World
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"Seva's efforts create hope and happiness worldwide for so many people in difficult conditions. I've always been amazed and cheered by their good works and I've been very happy to help them in their fundraising efforts."

Bruce Hornsby
Singer / Songwriter

Seva Foundation

“We've always admired Seva's focus on serving indigenous people in the U.S. and around the world. Seva knows how to work with communities in ways that truly benefit those in need. We are honored to be involved with their mission and look forward to contributing to their efforts for years to come."

Tea Leaf Green
Musicians

Seva Foundation

“I congratulate Seva Foundation for the magnificent work they continue to do."

Odetta
Legendary Folk Singer

Seva Foundation

“Seva has given so much help to so many thousands of people for so many years — such a wonderful example of love in action.”

Bonnie Raitt
Singer / Songwriter

Seva Foundation

"For 30 years Seva has made an extraordinary contribution to the world — not only through their international programs, but here in some of the most impoverished communities in North America, on Native American reservations. Thank you Seva."

Jackson Browne
Singer / Songwriter

Seva Foundation

"Seva takes the impulse towards generosity and turns it into compassionate action that helps people in real need. I honor my friends and relations by giving to Seva in their name — the entire world benefits. I hope you'll join me."

Peter Coyote
Actor / Writer

Seva Foundation

"Compassion and caring for people in need - that's simply a moral necessity. But it's not always easy to do. Seva makes it easy. They know how to put your donations to work in ways that truly benefit people."

Joan Baez
Singer / Humanitarian Activist

Seva Foundation

"When we met the folks at Seva, we knew we were among kindred spirits, joining to bring people together in service to others. Whether preventing blindness in Nepal, assisting native peoples in Guatemala and Mexico, or helping our own Native Americans, Seva has been there to help alleviate suffering and improve people's lives. Long may they rock!"

Phil Lesh
The Grateful Dead

Ama's Story
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Two out of three people who are blind are women and girls. Your compassion restored Ama's eyesight, and is helping to increase access to eye care for women around the globe.

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Empowering Women and Girls
Closing the Gender Gap in Eye Care

Two out of three people who are blind or have low-vision in the world are women and girls. Seva's Fund for Women and Girls is working to close the gender gap in eye care.

All evidence indicates that women and girls bear the greatest burden of poverty and disease in the world today.  Studies have also shown that investing in services that improve the lives of women is an impactful way to improve conditions for entire communities. 


For example, in Tibet, 37-year old Tsering Chudren had become blind from cataract. With few options, Tsering's family had to have her 7-year old niece drop out of school to care for her, an all too common story in the developing world.

Last year, Tsering came to one of our eye camps, was provided free sight-restoring cataract surgery. She told our staff, "It's such a relief to see again, because now I can arrange for my niece to go back to school and she can help to improve life in our village!"

That kind of ripple effect is typical of Seva's work. When we help one woman's life improve, the benefits ripple out to others — and that's really the goal of Seva's Fund for Women and Girls.

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Challenges Facing Women and Girls
Various studies from around the world show that women and girls bear a disproportionate burden when it comes to poverty and disease, but
that investing in women and girls is a tremendously effective way to address issues of poverty.

Seva is Making a Difference
In all of Seva's programs, we're providing women and girls with health services and educational opportunities that are transforming lives. The Fund for Women and Girls allows Seva to expand our current programs and create new ways to reach even more people. 

With your support, we'll bring new opportunities and new hope to women and girls around the world.

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