Sankara Eye Foundation USA
Your donations are used to build hospitals and provide FREE eye surgeries to those in need.
Meet the patient recipients of our FREE eye surgeries.
Abharana and her father Jawahar share their inspiring story about Abharana's free eye surgery from Sankara Eye Foundation. Her family shares the positive impact it has made in her life today. Now Abharana can go back to school and has a bright future ahead of her! This is all due to the support of our amazing donors.WATCH NOW
Rangammal is a widow who was needlessly suffering from curable blindness. Thanks to your generous donation and support, she has received a free life changing surgery from Sankara Eye Foundation. Now she can earn a living - giving her back her dignity and a brighter future.WATCH NOW
Sukanya, a seven-year-old girl attending a local government school, suffered from bilateral cataracts since birth and only had one-fifth of her normal vision. Her condition was first diagnosed when she was in the first grade after her parents took her to a local eye doctor. However, they could not afford the cost of surgery.READ MORE
Ramaswamy, age 72, suffered from cataract in both his eyes. He was unable to see beyond a few feet and struggled to complete basic chores. His condition also restricted him from participating in activities he once loved, such as riding his bicycle. Ramaswamy gave up hope of getting his vision back due to his age, lack of financial resources, and his physical distance from the hospital.READ MORE
Chitra, age 42, suffered from cataracts in both her eyes. This condition started to impact her home life and her ability to earn daily wages through farm work. She attended a free eye camp conducted by Sankara Eye Foundation. At the camp, she was diagnosed with bilateral cataracts and transported to Sankara’s base hospital for treatment.READ MORE
Sneha, 12 years old is the older of the twin sisters. She was born a healthy baby, but for the squint in her eye. As she grew older she became a victim of mockery and bullying at school. Her parents were worried that such incidents in her life would affect her adversely. Sankara Eye Foundation's Rainbow Program identifies school children for visual defects with the help of teachers and transfers those requiring treatment to the base hospital. Sneha is a beneficiary of this program.READ MORE