SIGHT-RESTORING CATARACT SURGERY
Lovinsa, 75, from Uganda, is a mother and grandmother. After her sight-restoring cataract surgery she said, “God is great and powerful. I praise him because he’s brought me through a lot.”
You gave sight to 13,647 children, moms and dads through sight-restoring surgeries.
SAFE FROM TRACHOMA
Thanks to supporters like you, Ansha, a mother of six lively children, said, “I now understand how dangerous trachoma is and how easy it can spread. We have to make a few changes at home. I want to thank everyone who organized the distribution of the pills against trachoma.”
Because of you, 95,838 children, moms and dads received antibiotics to prevent and treat trachoma, a highly contagious and painful eye disease.
FREE FROM THE FEAR OF RIVER BLINDNESS
While Adolphe’s blindness is irreversible, thanks to the distribution of Mectizan® he has hopes for his grandson, Pierre. Adolphe says, “I pray for him to remain healthy, so he can go to school one day and find a job.”
You have treated 147,593 people with Mectizan® in the Democratic Republic of Congo.