Four of out five people who are blind don’t need to be. 80% of all blindness is treatable or preventable.
When a person loses their right to sight, they often lose their job too. Eyesight restores the opportunity for them to work and frees family members from the burden of care.
80% of what we learn happens visually. When a child can see well, they have the ability to reach their full potential in school and realize their dreams.
When a person has the ability to see, they are able to take care of themselves, contribute to their family, and walk around their communities independently. They are not dependent on family members (often young children) for constant care.
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