By choosing the Heart of Compassion, you give so many gifts in one — the gift of healthy communities, the gift of economic opportunity, the miracle of eyesight and much more. Seva uses your donation for the critical programs that need it most urgently. What a wonderful way to reach out to others in compassionate service!
The well-being of the world's children is a responsibility we all share. With your special gift, you support Seva's work to prevent and treat blindness in children around the world. From screening and eyeglasses to complete surgeries, your simple act of compassion helps to create the future children deserve.
Change a woman’s or a girl's life forever! You can open new doors for the women and girls around the world who have less access to healthcare and fewer economic opportunities. Your gift helps restore a woman's or girl's eyesight in communities where they are still twice as likely to suffer avoidable blindness as men.
Provide a 15-minute cataract surgery and give the gift of sight. Your meaningful gift will allow someone to see again!
Restoring sight to a child is a gift that lasts a lifetime. This gift provides a child with specialized pediatric surgery and follow-up care. An entire family benefits when a child regains vision. Now able to attend school, a child’s life is changed forever.
Your gift brings Seva's commitment to curing blindness and low vision to American Indian communities in need. Seva's American Indian Sight Initiative provides improved access to eye care and economic opportunity through training programs that prepare the next generation of American Indian eye care professionals.
Transform 10 people’s lives with your gift! Support the screening and provision of eyeglasses for 10 people in remote regions where Seva works. Glasses help children to read and stay in school and elders to maintain their independence.
You can restore sight to as many as 30 blind people! Your gift enables Seva to run an eye clinic for one day in the most remote regions of Nepal, Tanzania, Cambodia and Guatemala.
Certified Vision Technician training creates sustainable eye care programs within the American Indian community. As these students graduate and begin their new careers, they also provide a much needed service to their communities and beyond.
Train a village woman how to prevent blindness. Advocates counsel, identify and refer their community members to local eye care services. With meaningful work in their community, these women gain economic security and ensure that people can see today and in the future.
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