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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SightFirst Grant Awarded for the Harris County Low Vision Project in Texas

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) awarded a US$164,645 Standard grant to the Center for Visual Rehabilitation, Robert Cizik Eye Clinic in June 2014. The project is aimed at increasing…

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Providing Education for Visually Impaired Children in the Philippines

Friday, July 17, 2015

Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF), in partnership with Perkins International and Resources for the Blind, Inc., is training teachers and providing adaptive equipment and supplies so that blind and…

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