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Combat Blindness International World Sight Day 2021

Thanks to all who joined us on World Sight Day 2021! If you couldn’t attend, watch this recording.

World Sight Day Details

What: Donations will be matched up to $50,000 to support our Cataract, Pediatric and Certified Ophthalmic Paramedic Programs, as well as our new Aadya Initiative.

Thursday, October 14, 2021
6:30-7 p.m. CDT

Where: Watch it live on this landing page, and on CBI’s Facebook page.

Our World Sight Day Guest Speaker

Kovin Naidoo, Essilor

Kovin Naidoo is a global health thought leader and innovator, and is senior vice president of social impact at Essilor, a global leader in ophthalmic products. Kovin will provide an insider’s view of innovative solutions to global blindness.

CBI Silent Auction Details 

What: Bid on incredible getaways, enriching experiences, global handcrafts and more. Browse items here

When: Thursday, October 7, through Thursday, October 14, 2021; bid on travel packages through Sunday, October 17.

Where: Handbid, our mobile auction platform

How: Register on your computer or download the Handbid app and follow the registration instructions.


Once you are logged in, select “Combat Blindness International Auction 2021” from the list of auctions.

Pro tip: “ENABLE NOTIFICATIONS” so you’ll know when you’ve been outbid. Happy bidding!

Many Thanks to Our Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

The Capital Group

Silver Sponsors

Gialamas Company Inc. logo

Bronze Sponsors


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    More than 372,000 surgeries supported


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     Over 711,000 children screened


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    Over 500 women provided an education toward economic freedom 

Ophthalmic Training

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    Surgical centers built in areas of need

Eye Care

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