Amrun Nisha

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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Munna’s Story

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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Maya Devi

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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Henry “Hoby” Wedler, PhD

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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Inside A Cataract Mission

Inside a Cataract Mission

Check out the itinerary for the second, of six, cataract missions to Botswana, as part of the Bring Sight to Botswana program undertaken by Combat Blindness International, Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital (SCEH), and a number of other partners. As…

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CBI Celebrates Women’s Eye Health

CBI Celebrates Women’s Eye Health

It is an unfortunate fact that women are more likely than men to have eye-related problems. Two-thirds of blindness and visual impairment worldwide occur in women, a problem that often goes untreated and unaddressed. A study by Prevent Blindness America (PBA) revealed…

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