Touchstone Story: India Sees

Thursday, October 20, 2016
Lions Touchstone Story: India Sees

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
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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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Message from the Chairperson: LCIF Supports World Sight Day

Monday, October 3, 2016
Nairobi

Dear Lions, World Sight Day is fast approaching. On October 13, 2016, organizations around the world will shine a light on preventable blindness. Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF)…

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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…

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