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Help us create a world in which no one is needlessly blind

A $25 donation can provide the material cost of one sight-restoring surgery

Why Blindness

Globally, more than 43 million people are blind. Ninety percent of these people live in low- and middle-income communities where access to eye care is limited and the challenges for those who can’t see are severe.

But there is hope – 80% of this burden is treatable or preventable.

HCP Cureblindness is working to eradicate avoidable blindness in under-resourced areas of the world by helping people retain and regain their sight.

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How We Help

We focus on building local capacity, ensuring quality infrastructure and equipment are available, enabling quality patient care and aiding effective prevention. This action-based approach builds local leadership, empowers key actors, and develops sustainable practices from the ground up.

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Making Impact Since 1995

Founded in 1995 by Dr. Geoff Tabin and Dr. Sanduk Ruit on their dream to end needless blindness in the world, HCP Cureblindness, together with partners, have performed over 1.4 million sight-restoring surgeries. And we’re just getting started.

Read How We Began

Since 1995, together with our supporters and partners, we have accomplished a lot, including the following:

Stories of Sight

With early detection and treatment, the impact of many causes of blindness can be treated – and often cured – improving the quality of life for affected individuals and changing communities for good.

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