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.

Lovinsa post surgery smiling and waving

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.

Before TT surgery: Ansha sitting in front of her hut together with five of her children

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.

Adolphe blind due to onchocerciasis. Here together with his family