“Through the ORBIS Lens” is a collection of photos showcasing the issues surrounding global eye health. Each week ORBIS will share our best photographs highlighting our efforts to eliminate avoidable blindness around the world.
“I am so hopeful for a good future. I will go back to work and to being a good father.” - Tito Acosta Pastor, Peru
May 1 is International Worker's Day! For those in the developing world blindness often takes away so much more than just vision, it can prevent you from finding employment and can even lead you and your family into a life of poverty. Tito Acosta Pastor suffered from cataracts and was unable to work for months before he was treated through a Flying Eye Hospital training program in Peru.
Learn more about our work in Latin America and the Caribbean: http://bit.ly/Xt11ib