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

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

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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SightFirst Funding for Research

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Swaziland glasses

With funds raised through Campaign SightFirst II, SightFirst is able to support new project areas aimed at providing “vision for all.” These include vision rehabilitation and education for…

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LCIF Provides Sight and Hope in Colorado

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Melody Bettenhausen of Ensight shows Maurine how to use a closed circuit monitor/ desktop video magnifier to write a check. (Photo by Wayne Crownhart 2015)

“I’m sorry, but you are going blind. We can’t do anything about it.” For many people diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), these words can stir fear, anger…

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