- Aug 29, 2000
- Basic Beliefs
- Probably in a simulation
The Fred Hollows Foundation is international development organisation working towards eliminating avoidable blindness and improving Indigenous Australian health. Find out more.
Many people stay needlessly blind because they live in poverty. In developing countries, blindness denies people education, independence and the ability to work – things which can break the poverty cycle. But all this can be changed with as little as $25.
In some developing countries, this is all it takes to restore someone’s sight and significantly change their future.
With this money, up to 20 intraocular lenses can be manufactured and used in sight restoring operations.
over 18 months
This covers the training of a much needed trachoma surgeon in Ethiopia – giving back sight to tens of thousands.