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Pastors Kids Education  $3,600

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Doctor Diaries

“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 Director

The Daktari Project

Director's Desk

“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 Director

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Volunteers' Views

“Our most memorable patient was a 9 month old baby girl, who was born with cloudy corneas and glaucoma in both eyes. I was able to provide the child with a new cornea in her right eye, and Dr. Smith performed glaucoma surgery in her left eye. Both surgeries were successful and this child now has at least a fighting chance to see. ”

—Dr. Bowman, Corneal Specialist

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Now I know my ABC’s!

Kalonzo is the fourth child of subsistence farmers in a nearby village. He was unable to pass Kindergarten since he suffered from a lazy eye AND a cataract. However, he could very eagerly sing the alphabet song! His near-blindness has been an incredible hardship on his parents. A friend had taken her own daughter into…

“I feel like the world is being unfair to me.”

These are the words of a mother, desperate to find healing for her 4-year old son, Darington. From the time time he was 6 months old, she had noticed the white spots in his eyes that are common with cataracts but did not know the cause or have a solution. They tried clinic after clinic,…

Coaxing life from this scorched dust…

Years of farming by hand in the sun cost Dama her vision in the form of double cataracts.  Dust and the reflected rays are very common causes of cataracts here on the equator.  But hope was not lost forever and when Dama was 63, a Lighthouse poster in a local clinic caught the eye of…

Pediatric Surgeon Training

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

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