The WHO estimates there are 161 million visually-impaired people in the world.
124 million have low vision, and 37 million are completely blind.
145 million live in developing countries like the ones WorldSight serves.
The WorldSight location in Ghana has been open since 2011, and has serviced more than 8,000 patients.
Dr. Wanye regularly travels to do outreach in rural areas of Northern Ghana to diagnose problems, perform surgery, and administer follow-up counseling.
The state-of-the-art hospital in Karbala, Iraq became fully operational as of late 2015.
WorldSight has assisted in turning their Ophthalmology department into a WorldSight clinic and training center.
In the summer of 2014, World Sight was pleased to form a new partnership with eye surgeons in Tanzania.
This new World Sight location will provide desperately needed eye care in Mpakani, Kibaha and Pwani Tanzania.
WorldSight provides financial support and surgical training in otherwise inaccessible, remote areas of the developing world. Our presence exists for the purpose of guiding and enabling locally-based eye surgeons in developing nations, who then travel to remote areas to perform necessary sight-restoring surgeries.
We are a group of individuals passionate about providing access to ocular health care in remote areas of the developing world.
$50 is enough to restore full vision to someone who is completely blind, or restore vision in one eye to two people.
$100 is enough to restore full vision to two individuals with total blindness, or restore vision in one eye to four individuals.
$500 is enough to restore full vision to ten individuals with total blindness, or restore vision in one eye to twenty individuals.