QAV is proud to support CBM as their Charity of the Year to celebrate their 20th Anniversary in business. If you would like to learn about eye health in low income countries, follow our monthly stories showcasing individuals, field care workers and learn more about how critical CBM’s work is in the fight to end avoidable blindness around the world. This month we follow Paul and Mary on their journey from blindness to sight as they have long-awaited cataract surgeries in Zimbabwe.
Sight-saving treatments like cataract surgery can restore independence and transform lives forever, not just for individuals but for entire families.
Paul and Mary’s journey to sight. Witness the incredible human impact of sight-restoring treatment as Paul and Mary have cataract surgery at CBM’s partner hospital in Zimbabwe.
For the last year, Paul hasn’t been able to leave his hut alone. Always an active man, a farmer and a carpenter who built his own home, he couldn’t even see to walk to the toilet.
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Since Mary’s parents died, she has worked hard taking in laundry so that her grandson and granddaughter can stay in school. But when cataracts robbed her of sight, she was no longer able to work and was desperately worried about their future.
Watch her story: