Cause

Cause

‘Life is a great adventure or nothing.” said Helen Keller, the first deaf-blind person in America to conquer her blindness to realize the great adventures of life and earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. But for most of the visually handicapped poor, life is ‘nothing’ because it affects them socially and economically on a daily basis.

India has the largest blind population in the world

  • 8M people totally blind
  • 55M are visually impaired
  • 320K are children
  • 80% either preventable or curable

Sankara brings quality timely eye care to the doorsteps of rural India though its award winning Gift of Vision rural outreach program.