LCIF and The Carter Center Continue to Fight Blinding Trachoma

Monday, May 4, 2015

LCIF’s SightFirst program has awarded more than US$47 million to The Carter Center, a leader in combating trachoma. Since 1999, LCIF has awarded grants for 26 trachoma control projects…

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Fighting Childhood Blindness in Argentina

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Childhood Blindness Argentina

A premature baby was hospitalized at Hospital Iríarte in Quilmes, a city in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The hospital did not have the equipment to provide the care…

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Sight for Kids is Making an Impact in Kerala

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Mary S. has been closely involved with Sight for Kids (SFK) in Kerala, India, since its launch in this country in 2005. At that time, local Lions clubs…

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SightFirst in Sri Lanka

Monday, March 23, 2015

The SightFirst Advisory Committee (SAC) recently approved a grant to fund eye care services in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka, District 306-B2: A grant of US$162,448 was awarded to the Lions…

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SightFirst in the South Pacific

Thursday, February 19, 2015

During a recent SightFirst Advisory Comittee (SAC) meeting, two grants were approved for vision projects in the South Pacific, totaling US$527,745. Fiji, District 202-K: A grant of US$237,945…

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