“Today I saw an elderly man brought in by his two sons. We did cataract surgery on his right eye last year. He laughed with joy describing how he could now thread a needle! He offered me a camel as a token of appreciation. Unfortunately, I have no-where to keep him! We will operate on his left eye this week. Seeing such joy keeps me serving!”
—Dr. Frederick Korir, MD, Medical DirectorThe Daktari Project
“I feel humbled to help lead one of the best non-profits in East Africa: serving the blind and disadvantaged, meeting their physical needs, and leading them towards Christ. I'm excited about the future of Lighthouse, getting more people involved through volunteering and financially investing in something of Kingdom value! ”
—Josh Ghrist, Mission DirectorDonate
“Coming back to the Lighthouse has been a great experience - the clinical teams are so encouraged to receive training and teaching, and it is humbling to witness the breadth of care that is possible despite the limited resources. And to top everything is the knowledge that the Lord Jesus is central to everything that is done at Lighthouse. ”
—Howard Bunting, Pediatric Opthalmic SurgeonContinue Reading
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At only three months of age, Valencia’s mother noticed the cataracts forming in both eyes. His left eye soon was nearly unusable and he began holding it closed, finding his way through his first years through one cloudy eye. When Valencia was three, his farmer-father met a Lighthouse employee who shared HOPE. Both cataracts were…
Hard to believe this was already six years ago. Saw things I could never understand without being there. Watched God’s work being done up close. The trip of a lifetime.
Jeff Stager, with Dr. David Stager