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Cure Cataracts

“Millions suffer from cataracts, yet never see a doctor due to extreme poverty. Today, you can give the gift of sight and help someone see this beautiful world again.”


Mali Medical Center

You can send medical supplies, equipment, and medicine to Clinic Gaoussou Fofana and Planet Vision today. Millions of people are in need of your immediate help.

Health Check-Ups

Accessible healthcare is a basic human right that millions in Africa are denied. Today, you can help stop the spread of disease and bring medicine to Africa.

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We are dedicated to bringing accessible healthcare to the people of Africa, even in the most remote regions.

Cure Cataracts

A cataract is a progressive disease of the eye(s) that causes severe blurry or discolored vision which can lead to complete blindness if not treated properly.

Mali Medical Center

Our Mali Medical Center aims to provide much needed medical care and supplies to Clinic Gaoussou Fofana and Clinic Planet Vision in Bamako, Mali.

Health Check-ups

Due to the lack of access to proper healthcare in Africa, millions are left with undiagnosed illnesses and diseases that often spread and cause death.

Meet Lamine Doumbia from
Falani village and is 75 years young…

DAY 1
“I wasn’t able to see for years, so I went to the Mobile Health Clinic with my grandson who led me there to get check-ups. My family and I had never seen a doctor before because we do not have money or a car. The kind doctor detected cataract disease in my eyes. They told me to come back the next day for a quick, painless, free surgery to restore sight to my left eye since it was worse than the right.”
DAY 2
“I arrived at the clinic in the morning and was all finished by noon! The doctors were so thoughtful in making sure I was comfortable. I was told to come back the next day for a post-operation check-up to make sure my eye was healing properly. I was so excited to fully see the faces of my family, get back to work, and see this beautiful world again!”
DAY 3

“Once my post-operation check-up was cleared, I smiled bigger than I have in a long time, grabbed my bike, and took a ride through the village! I was laughing the whole time, people probably thought I was a crazy man, but I didn’t care because I now have a new lease on my life and can’t wait to see the sun set tonight. Thank you from my entire heart, Embrace Relief, volunteer doctors, and those who donate for curing cataracts for giving me this gift.”
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Our Impact

 

Giving someone back their sight is the ultimate gift. So far, you have sponsored 2,985 cataract surgeries and have completed 33,050 health checkups.

There are 4,000+ people currently on our cataract surgery waiting list. Many of these people have not seen the faces of their children and struggle daily to lead a fulfilling and productive life.

Embrace Relief Health Projects

Blindness

Cataract remains the leading cause of blindness. It is estimated that cataract is responsible for 51% of world blindness, which represents about 20 million people.

Blindness

Cataract remains the leading cause of blindness. It is estimated that cataract is responsible for 51% of world blindness, which represents about 20 million people.

Poverty

More than 90% of the world’s visually impaired people live in low and middle-income countries. Contrary to common belief, not all of these people are old – even children can get cataracts.

Childhood

An estimated 1.4 million children under age 15 are blind. Yet approximately half of all childhood blindness can be avoided by early treatment of disease and correcting abnormalities.


UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 3

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages