Making Progress in the Fight Against Trachoma

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Trachoma Prevalance map of Uganda

In January 2017, the SightFirst Advisory Committee awarded a US$1,500,000 grant to the Lions of Uganda and Kenya through the partnership between the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust…

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A Barefooted, Four-Hour Walk to School- Until Lions Intervened

Thursday, June 8, 2017
The new dormitory.

Getting to SK Talantang School, situated among towering rubber trees and marshy rice fields, was an epic journey for many students. Some students who live in areas without…

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Making History: Charting a Future in Service

Monday, May 22, 2017
Kester Edwards receives his Melvin Jones Fellowship plaque from Chairperson Yamada

While his service footprint has been made throughout the Washington, DC, metropolitan area, his inspiration comes from the hills of Tobago, a small island nestled in the southern…

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Fun is Very Accessible at a Playground in Argentina

Thursday, May 18, 2017
A student enjoys the playground.

Villa Regina Lions in Argentina volunteered at a school for disabled children and young adults, so the exhortation from the LCIF chairperson to help those with disabilities struck…

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Reaching Across Borders to Fight Poverty

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
A young woman works with a sewing machine.

Although India has one of the fastest growing economies in the world, an estimated 50 percent of Indians lack proper shelter. An overwhelming majority of the population does…

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