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May 5, 2016

  Campaigns, Fundraising, Latin America, Programs, Stories

The Fog Has Lifted: A pair of eye glasses change Pedro’s life

Since fourth grade, Pedro has been living in a foggy, indistinguishable world because of poor eyesight. His eyesight was so bad that his mother had to read his homework to him. He knew that glasses could rectify his problem, but sadly his family was too poor to afford them. Today, now at 16 years old, he wakes up early with hope because he heard that one of our partners would be checking vision and providing free eyeglasses in a nearby small, remote town in Central Guatemala, San Agustin. When the team gave Pedro his first pair of glasses, he could see clearly for the first time in about  ...

  Campaigns, Fundraising, Latin America, Programs, Stories

La neblina se ha disipado: un par de lentes le cambia la vida a Pedro

La neblina se ha disipado: un par de lentes le cambia la vida a Pedro Como resultado de sus problemas de la vista, desde cuarto grado Pedro ha vivido en un mundo indistinguible, cubierto de neblina.  Ve tan mal, que su madre tiene que leerle la tarea; y aunque sabe que unos lentes podrían corregir su problema, tristemente su familia es demasiado pobre como para poder comprarlos.  Hoy, a los 16 años, Pedro se ha levantado temprano, lleno de esperanza, porque escuchó que uno de nuestros aliados estará haciendo exámenes de la vista y proporcionará lentes sin costo en San Agustín, una pequeña  ...