LCIF and Partners are Taking Steps to End Trachoma

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
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Trachoma is one of the oldest known infectious diseases. A bacterial disease, trachoma is spread easily through contact with eye discharge of infected individuals and through transmission by…

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SFK Fundraising Success in New South Wales

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
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On Friday, November 27, 2015, Lion Nigel Jeny from Sydney, Australia, received a telephone call asking if he would be able to stop by the Johnson & Johnson Vision…

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Trachoma: Defeating a Blinding Curse

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Lions and Lions Club International (LCIF) are very active in the fight against trachoma. LCIF’s SightFirst program has awarded more than US$47 million to The Carter Center, a…

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SightFirst in South Asia

Thursday, October 15, 2015
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During a recent SightFirst Advisory Comittee (SAC) meeting, nine grants were approved for vision projects in South Asia, totaling US$1,533,736. Bangladesh, District 315-B2 A US$136,063 grant was awarded to…

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SightFirst at Work in Africa

Thursday, October 8, 2015
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During the August 2015 SightFirst Advisory Comittee (SAC) meeting, 13 grants were approved for vision projects in South Asia, totaling US$3,898,501. Cameroon, District 403- B1 A grant of US$1,148,905 was…

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