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
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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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SightFirst in Sri Lanka

Monday, March 23, 2015
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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
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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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Lions Teach Photography to Visually Impaired Students

Monday, November 5, 2012
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Students at the Washington State School for the Blind attended a free photography class funded by the Vancouver Lions Club. A member of the Vancouver Lions Club taught…

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