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…

Read More

Guatemala has Conquered River Blindness

Friday, September 30, 2016

Onchocerciasis, also known as river blindness, is a parasitic disease that afflicts the rural poor. It is caused by a worm that is spread from person to person…

Read More

LCIF Congratulates BCVI on 35 Years of Saving Sight

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) is a leader in providing support for preventing avoidable blindness and restoring sight for people around the world. Our sight programs include developing and improving…

Read More

See How SightFirst is Saving Sight in Nepal

Friday, July 22, 2016

Since its inception in 1990, LCIF’s SightFirst program has played a key role in reducing blindness, especially blindness due to cataract. The programs has provided support for more than…

Read More

What is Social Mobilization?

Friday, May 27, 2016

Social mobilization is a form of advocacy that Lions do very well! And, it is an important part of Lions Clubs International Foundation’s (LCIF) partnership with Gavi, the Vaccine…

Read More