An eye hospital transforms lives by restoring sight every day. But managing one is a challenging, sometimes overwhelming task. Now, imagine trying to do it in an isolated, rural part of the developing world! Where would you find administrative staff? How would you train them to use databases or manage payroll? How would you attract patients who can afford to pay for their care so that you can remain financially above-water? These are some of the critical questions that Seva’s partners have to answer as they work to provide safe long-term eye care to their communities sustainably.
Luckily, thanks to the support of donors like you, Seva and UC Berkeley have been able to help!
We entered our new fiscal year on July 1st – and thanks to you, we were able to do so with courage, hope, and compassion.
Together, we have crossed new boundaries every year, reaching millions of people with essential eye care services. This year – you did much more! You walked with us – hand in hand – to ensure that our medical partners have the resources they need to recover and re-enter from the pandemic. Your support allowed people living in remote communities around the world to receive the care they needed, especially now when they’re at their most vulnerable during the pandemic.
On a recent Friday morning, Seva hosted a Cyber Synergy Series session with world-class experts – Dr. Larry Brilliant, Dr. Samina Zamindar, and Dr. Lucia Silva, to explain in layman’s language what we can expect to see in the coming weeks and months with COVID-19, and how best we can cope with it.