SightFirst Grant Awarded for the Harris County Low Vision Project in Texas

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) awarded a US$164,645 SightFirst grant to the Center for Visual Rehabilitation, Robert Cizik Eye Clinic in June 2014. The project is aimed at increasing awareness…

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Providing Education for Visually Impaired Children in the Philippines

Friday, July 17, 2015

Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF), in partnership with Perkins International and Resources for the Blind, Inc., is training teachers and providing adaptive equipment and supplies so that blind and…

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News Release: LCIF Congratulates China on Trachoma Progress

Monday, June 22, 2015
Trachoma Screening in Tibet

OAK BROOK, Illinois, USA, June 22, 2015 – During the 68th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, the Delegation of the People’s Republic of China shared the findings…

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Sight for Kids Touches Lives in West Bengal

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Siliguri Greater Lions Eye Hospital in far northeast India, in the foothills of the Himalayas, has one of the first dedicated pediatric eye care centers in north Bengal….

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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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