Cataract Africa: Providing Cataract Help and Healthcare in Africa

We are dedicated to providing cataract help and accessible healthcare to vulnerable people in Africa, even in the most remote regions.

Cataract Definition

An eye cataract is a progressive disease of the eye(s) that causes severe or discolored vision. It’s the leading cause of blindness in Africa.

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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.

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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.

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

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.

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EMBRACE RELIEF HEALTH PROJECTS

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Give the gift of sight today!

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.

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Mali Medical Center Project Fundraiser

There’s no better feeling than knowing that your help can greatly impact someone’s life during times of difficulties.

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Covid-19 Support for the U.S.

Alone we can do so little; Together, we can do so much. This too shall pass, and in the end, there’s a bright light waiting for all of us at the end of this dark tunnel. Individually, we are just one drop. TOGETHER, WE ARE AN OCEAN.

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Sweatcoin & Embrace Relief

This past January, Embrace Relief was featured on SweatCoin’s crowdfunding platform to raise money for health check-ups in Mali, Africa. Our volunteer doctors drove the Mobile Health Clinic to remote places in Mali and performed 560 check-ups!

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55 Cataract Surgeries

55 Cataract Surgeries

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.

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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
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