People living in poverty 
People with disability 
In Peru, almost a quarter of the population is defined as being in poverty; with 4.9% of people living in extreme poverty.
Cataract is the leading cause of blindness in Peru affecting more than 58% of the population and while treatment is available, people living in poverty simply cannot afford it.
We are working to reduce preventable blindness in Peru through community outreach and surgery.
-  (UN)
-  (World Bank)
-  Disability statistic is based on WHO estimate of 15% of the world’s population live with some form of disability.