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Give sight, change a life

Cataracts affect millions of children and adults around the world. Left untreated, they would go blind: forever. But with your help, people living in poverty can get their lives back.

Give sight
Change a life

Cataracts affect millions of children and adults worldwide. Left untreated, they would go blind: forever. But with your help, people living in poverty can get their lives back.

Millions of people around the world are needlessly blind because they cannot get simple surgery or treatment that could save their sight

Too often, if you live in a poor community, going blind means losing your chance to go to school, earn a living or live independently.

Obed was born with cataracts in both eyes which caused sight issues and pain. For his parents, like so many in the poorest places in the world, the cost of surgery was just too high. 

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"He cannot recognise people visually, only their voices... He goes to visit our neighbours next door, because he knows the way, but he doesn't dare go any further.”

Obed's mum Marie and dad Donatien, Rwanda, Central Africa

Children left untreated don't only lose their sight permanently, they also lose the chance to go to school, get an education and improve their lives and the lives of people around them.

A simple cataract operation can be truly life-changing. But for thousands of people living in poverty, it is out of reach. You can change that with a donation today.

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Christian Blind Mission UK is registered with the Charity Commission of England and Wales as charity number 1058162, and with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator as charity number SC041101.

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