VISION 2020

Vision for the Poor cooperates with a worldwide program known as VISION 2020 – The Right to Sight. VISION 2020 aims to eliminate avoidable blindness worldwide by the year 2020, in order to give everyone in the world "the Right to Sight."

Get Involved

Help by providing funding for eye surgery and new eye glasses to poor patients in Latin America and Haiti.

Experience 6-Day Climb & 3-Day Safari!

Join us for a six day climbing trek to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, preceded by a three day safari through Africa. This is a non-technical climb that requires no prior climbing experience, yet is physically challenging and emotionally rewarding.

Vision 2020

Vision for the Poor cooperates with a worldwide program known as Vision 2020 – The Right to Sight.

+ Learn More About Us

Get Involved

Help by providing funding for eye surgery and new eye glasses to poor patients in Latin America and Haiti.

+ Get Involved

Climb for Sight

Climb Kilimanjaro, the highest freestanding mountain in the world. Choose one of several routes led by experienced guides.

+ About the Climb for Sight

Vision for the Poor is a non-governmental organization dedicated to developing social service eye hospitals in Latin America and Haiti by empowering local eye care providers to offer their services to the poorest of the poor. Along with our partners, most notably the International Eye Foundation, our goal is to establish sustainable eye care facilities.

It's Our Mission ...

to reduce human suffering and improve quality of life through the recovery of sight by building sustainable eye hospitals in developing countries, empowering local eye specialists, funding essential ophthalmic infrastructure and establishing partnerships with like-minded agencies.

WSEE TV: Seeing Hope: Vision for the Poor

 

Humanitarian optometry missions should build capacity, not dependency

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One Person Buys. One Person is Helped.

The Vision for the Poor Clinic in Guatemala, Visualiza, is a Sight Giving Partner of TOMS Shoes and Eyewear. With TOMS' One for One™ Movement, when one person buys a pair of TOMS glasses, one person receives the eye care that he or she needs.

Learn more about One for One™  |  Read TOMS Blog

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