Delivery of 4,000 glasses to schools in Bolivia

One of the impactful projects is the distribution of prescription glasses in schools, as refractive errors can hinder vision but can be corrected with lenses. During 2021, Eyes of the world visited 65 schools, including special education schools for children and adolescents with disabilities, in the three areas of intervention within the Bolivia project (Oruro, […]

Committed to health and human rights in Ukraine

Eyes of the world reiterates its commitment to the Universal Right to Health; a basic right that must be guaranteed for all people, in any territory and in any context. Therefore, it strongly condemns the flagrant violation of human rights, including the right to health, currently taking place on Ukrainian territory. The Foundation also expresses […]

More than 70% of people reached in Mali are women

An important part within the Eyes of the world projects are the campaigns to raise awareness among the population to become aware of the need to care for their eyes to prevent pathologies and to go to the doctor in case they appear. In Mali, during 2021, these campaigns reached nearly 12,000 people, of whom […]

Rehabilitation of water wells to combat trichiasis in Mali

Eyes of the world has been working in Mali for some time to eliminate trachoma, an eye disease transmitted by direct contact with infected people, especially in family environments, and by flies that land on the eyes. When a person is infected by the bacteria, an inward fold forms on their eyelid that causes the […]

Online round table to discuss gender equity in eye health

On January 26 at 6:30 p.m., Eyes of the world has organized a telematic round table to exchange experiences and share the gender diagnostic work the Foundation has done in recent years in the countries where it has active projects. The objective is to identify the barriers to access to eye care encountered by women […]

Microcredits for women in vulnerable situations in Mali

People’s eye health does not depend exclusively on the ophthalmic problems they may suffer, there are many conditions of visual well-being such as hygiene, food, income, gender inequality, the environment… That is why Eyes of the world has launched a new project in Mali to combat gender inequality and empower women with the ultimate goal […]

Visit of the AECID Technical Cooperation Office to the Sahrawi camps

In October, the Eyes of the world team in the Sahara received a visit from the heads of the OTC of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) in Algeria. María Tavera, the coordinator of Eyes of the Sahara, accompanied the general coordinator of the OTC, Luisa Barrenechea, and Teodora Diamantopoulus, project manager, during […]

Advances in digital health in Mozambique

One of the goals of Eyes of the world is to contribute to the improvement of eye health systems and management procedures in each of the territories where it has ongoing projects. That is why a new surgery campaign will be carried out in Mozambique in 2022, in which BOOST technology will be implemented to […]

Eyes of the world/Munduko begiak promotes its presence in Pamplona

On 14 December, Eyes of the world/Munduko begiak celebrated the opening of its delegation in Pamplona in a presentation that culminated in the screening of the film Gabor at the Geltoki cultural space. The Foundation has been based in Navarre since 2013 and is registered in the Negotiated Association of Associations, Foundations and Professional Colleges […]

Training local professionals in Mozambique

One of Eye of the world’s main goals is to strengthen the local population’s abilities and skills so that they become eye care professionals and that in the long run they can be self-sufficient in their territories. In order to strengthen this initiative, this year, a campaign of ophthalmologists, medical technicians, optometrists and opticians has […]