Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss and account for more than half of all blindness worldwide. The poor, especially those living in developing countries are disproportionately affected. Cataracts are treatable and vision loss and blindness can be prevented.
Support the objectives of HelpMeSee. This was a one-time opportunity that furthers the field of Global Health.
Non-profit organization focused on training cataract surgeons and decreasing the incidence of blindness around the world
Foundation focus: Expand the accessibility and replicability of this service
No Interest Loan
Date: December 2012
Co-investors: Albert L. Ueltschi Foundation
Associated funding: None