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Another great year at Lighthouse!

We are pleased to report that our mission is strong and continues to accomplish a great work in East Africa. Our staff and doctors in Mombasa are highly skilled, hard-working, and committed to the ongoing mission of “healing spiritual and physical blindness on the east coast of Africa”. Watch for 2016 final statistics! Download Our…

Shipping to Kenya

All of this is getting crated and then loaded in 40 foot shipping container heading to Lighthouse Mombasa! Many thanks to Lynden International Freight Houston location.

Shipping Update

Did you know? We ship export by sea one-two times per year medical equipment, supplies and other items. The Maersk Columbus, which set sail last week from Houston, is on it’s 6-week journey to Mombasa for Lighthouse Mission! We filled up a 40′ container!

Bush Community Excursion

Did you know that each week a small eye camp team will travel 1-3 hours from Lighthouse into a bush community to screen for eye disease and disorders? Some may just need a pair of reading glasses or eye drops. Those that can benefit from cataract or other surgery are transported to our eye center.

Eye Bank Blessings!

As many of our readers will know, Lighthouse has been blessed to have a few corneal surgeons visit regularly over the years, acting as their own “pack mule” by transporting donor corneas in their carry-on baggage. As you can imagine, this can make for interesting situations when there is need for additional ice or the…