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A Better World with CBI

In celebration of Combat Blindness International’s 35th anniversary, we’re looking back at CBI’s impact in alleviating avoidable blindness. Since 1984, Combat Blindness International has worked to eliminate preventable blindness worldwide by providing sustainable, equitable solutions for sight through partnership and…

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Amrun Nisha And Daughter

Amrun Nisha

Through CBI’s partnership with Sitapur Eye Hospital, men, women and children from rural areas of India are able to have a chance at sight. Recently, in partnership with Sitapur Eye Hospital, Combat Blindness International was able to restore sight to…

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Rani

Rani

60 years old Rani has a family of four daughters and one son, all married. She lost her husband long back, currently she is living with her son, daughter in law and one grandson. Her son is a small time…

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Picture Of Muna

Munna’s Story

Usually, babies learn to walk by falling every now and then; young Munna’s parents also thought that his falling was natural when he started learning to walk. One day while walking though, he almost injured himself against a wall; that’s when…

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Women's Eye Exam

Maya Devi

Strength and courage are two words that can be used to describe Maya Devi. At 60-years-old, Maya had been living with her family in poor conditions with diminishing vision. She only began to notice her vision slowly fade when cooking…

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Hoby Wedler Will Lead Participants Through A Blind Taste Testing During Our World Sight Day 2017 Event.

Henry “Hoby” Wedler, PhD

We are delighted to have Henry "Hoby" Wedler guide us through a blindfolded tea or beer and cheese tasting at our World Sight Day event in September. Hoby has been completely blind since birth. When Hoby was born, the doctor told his…

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