Shubi’s Coconuts

Shubi came to Lighthouse at the age of 77.  As is the custom here, he had two wives and five children, and he was the main provider for them all.  He lost his job a year before coming, due to his vision loss.  Thankfully, a friend had seen a Lighthouse advertisement poster and told Shubi…

Sunday’s Story

Sunday is a little boy who developed a cataract before he got the chance to learn how to read.  His parents brought him to Lighthouse and, thanks to YOUR donations to the Blind Children’s Fund, he was able to have the surgery to restore his sight.  Soon after, he was able to start school and…

East Texas Giving Day!!!

Mark your calendars!  Set a reminder!  In exactly one week, East Texas is celebrating GIVING DAY!  Our goal is to raise at least $2,500 for our Blind Children Fund.  Our awesome Board has agreed to MATCH FUNDS if we meet our goal!  We desperately need you. So next Tuesday, April 24th, visit easttexasgivingday.org, search for…

Because you gave:

Your financial support allows us to keep showing people like Ryan and his parents the love of Jesus.   Ryan is the firstborn to Joseph and Sarah.  Joseph is a Marine Engineer and Sarah stays home with Ryan.  When he was only 4 months old, cataracts began to be visible.  In both eyes.  Fear and worry…

This could be YOU!

Click “This could be YOU!” to watch an incredible video about one doctor’s experience at Lighthouse!  

Priceless

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…

Birthing Hope

Ruth Salati spent most of her 80 years bringing babies into the world.  Even as she lost seven of her own ten children, her faith in Jesus kept her going.  But then her vision began fading, as well as her ability to do what she loved.  It got to where she could not even walk…

Life Changed

Mr. Kazungu and his wife supported their ten children working as a chef and missionary. Three years ago he became worried when his vision grew cloudy. Living in Kilifi, about 50km north of Mombasa, there were little resources available to him. The following week, Mr. Kazungu’s neighbor informed him that a team of eye doctors…