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Alvera is a 78-year-old Rwandese grandmother. Widowed since 1997, she lives with her 4-year-old granddaughter close to the small plot of land she likes to cultivate. [caption id="attachment_11612" align="alignleft" width="300"] Grandma Alvera has been practically blind for more or less two years. She feels dependent on...

Joseph Banzi, country director in Tanzania [caption id="attachment_9664" align="alignright" width="225"] Joseph Banzi with one of our itinerant teachers.[/caption] A step forward in the development of Light for the World Tanzania. In 1997, when Light for the World was founded, we started working with partners in Tanzania. We...

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, Light for the World was able to purchase important equipment for three of our partner eye clinics. [caption id="attachment_9628" align="alignright" width="298"] Kabgayi Eye Unit's two new operating chairs.[/caption] The Mwangaza eye clinic is one of the few in Congo where...

Rwandan doctor Livin Uwemeye is studying ophthalmology at the Tanzanian University KCMUCo (Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College) with a scholarship funded by Light for the World. Once he gets his diploma, he will join the team at the Kabgayi Eye Unit in Rwanda. He is 31 years...