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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Touchstone Story #6–Helen Keller

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

In 1925, as an ambassador for the newly formed American Foundation for the Blind, Helen Keller addressed the Lions Clubs International Convention in Cedar Point, Ohio. “Try to…

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Touchstone Story: Sight For Kids

Friday, December 16, 2016

“I hope you will adopt me. I am the youngest here,” Helen Keller said in her famous “Knights of the Blind” speech to Lions at the 1925 International…

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Fighting Trachoma in Uganda

Monday, October 17, 2016

Trachoma is the second leading cause of blindness in Uganda and the Karamoja region has the country’s highest infection rate. During World Sight Day celebrations last week, the…

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Support Lions’ Work to Save Sight

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Did you know that about 285 million people are visually impaired worldwide? Did you also know that as much as 80% of that is preventable? Of those 285 million, 90%…

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