Meet Belvanti and her family. They have just had life-changing cataract surgery – giving them back their sight and with it, a brighter future. Watch their film here and see how just £20 can transform lives.
We help the blind see, we ease the pain of the dying, we educate children and support farmers to grow crops and harvest water. Poverty reduction is at the core of what we do.
We work hand in hand with our local partners, our donors and above all, our beneficiaries. At our heart is the desire to transform the lives of the poorest and most marginalised people.Find Out More
Support a project, make a monthly donation, take part in an event, partner with us, leave a legacy. By working together, we can change lives. 100% of your donation will go directly to benefit people that need it most.Find Out More
‘Small Change for Big Change’ is our innovative fundraising partnership with Arjun Waney’s London restaurants Roka, Zuma, Coya and La Petite Maison. A voluntary donation of £1 is added to every bill and 100% goes directly towards our work to eliminate cataract blindness.Find Out More
We seek out entrepreneurial approaches; partners who can maximise benefits, who know their local community and who can deliver impact. This approach allows us to work in some of the hardest to reach rural areas in India and Nigeria.
Globally 39 million people are blind, 90% of them live in developing countries. 80% of blindness could be prevented or cured. We work in rural areas with a high incidence of blindness, limited services and a significant backlog of cases. For example, in Bihar one of the poorest states in India, we fund over 25,000 eye surgeries every year.→
Food and water are two of the most basic needs in the world. We help people construct wells, diversify crops and increase their incomes whilst protecting their environment.→
In India, at least 2 million people suffer in agony from terminal illness without effective pain relief. We provide vital care for people who are dying and support to families who in the absence of effective palliative care, are often forced into crippling debt.→