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YOU Make a Difference – Meet Yamilet from Mexico!

YOU Make a Difference – Meet Yamilet from Mexico!

At her primary school in Cienega de Zimatlan, Mexico, Yamilet Castellanos struggled to see her books and the whiteboard at the front of the class. She describes what she went through in school as follows: “I was constantly asking the teacher to give me a seat in the...

YOU Make a Difference – Meet the Graduates!

YOU Make a Difference – Meet the Graduates!

Donations to Optometry Giving Sight make an impact by giving sight to people in need through the projects we fund. One of our funding priorities is to train local people as optometrists in the communities in which they live, all over the world. One of the most...

You Make a Difference! Meet Kiet from Vietnam.

You Make a Difference! Meet Kiet from Vietnam.

Donations to Optometry Giving Sight make an impact by giving sight to people in need through the projects we fund. One of the projects we support established the Pediatric Refractive Error Training Center (PRETC) in Hanoi, Vietnam. Dr. Minh Anh Tran, an optometrist,...

Case Studies

Mexico: Alejandra

Mexico: Alejandra

Alejandra has been on a journey of discovery and one that resulted in a beautiful transformation of her young life.

Uganda: Sheila

Uganda: Sheila

Sheila is one of the first female optometrists who graduated from the School of Optometry in Makerere University, Uganda. She graduated in January 2019 and completed her 6-month internship.

Vietnam: Trung

Vietnam: Trung

“My new glasses make me feel so happy,” said Trung, a nine-year-old boy from the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau in Vietnam. Trung tells his story of the daily struggles he experienced for several years due to his poor vision.

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