There are 39 million people across the globe that is blind. India is now home to the world’s largest number of blind people with 15 million persons. (WHO 2010) As regards our home State of Karnataka, a national survey on blindness has shown that barely 50 per cent of the people in Karnataka have near normal vision and prevalence of blindness is more than the national average. Covering 40,000 people
all over the country, including 3,200 in Karnataka, a survey by the National Programme to Control Blindness has pointed out that 13.7 per cent of the population in the State suffers from blindness as against the national average of 8.5 per cent. Thus we cannot be blind to this issue. It needs our immediate attention.
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The Project Vision - Global
The Project Vision is a global idea since visual impairment is a global problem. Every country in the world faces problems for the visually impaired persons. Eye donation is a global program that is encouraged and coordinated by WHO.
Therefore The Project Vision aims to reach out to any place where its vision of ‘let everyone see’ can be implemented.
One of the most joyful occasions in life has been to hand over a house to a family without shelter…
Fr George Kannanthanam — Director
We do not restrict to domain of eye donation only. We engage and contribute during disasters and also are working to battle the current Covid-19 crisis.