SightFirst Continues to Have a Dramatic Impact on Timor-Leste

Monday, July 17, 2017

Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) provides support for preventing avoidable blindness and restoring sight for people around the world. With a focus on building comprehensive and sustainable eye care systems,…

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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: India Sees

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Millions of people in India suffer from vision loss or blindness. A cataract, a clouding of the lens in the eye, is the most common cause of visual…

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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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