News & Events


New Video from Ecuador

Our partner in Ecuador, FIBUSPAM, shot this 2014 trip video.  

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240 Union Benefit for VHI

On March 6, 2014, 240 Union is hosting a day and night of fine dining to benefit Vision Health International.

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Piura, Peru

VHI has conducted one-week field programs in Piura every year since 2005. Piura is a vibrant commercial city in the coastal/desert region of northwestern Peru.

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Riobamba, Ecuador

VHI is delighted to be returning Ecuador. This year’s trip will be focusing on developing an ongoing comprehensive pediatric ophthalmology program. We expect to perform 50–60 adult and pediatric surgical procedures. A team will also travel to various schools to screen and evaluate 200–300 students each day.

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Recuerdos de Riobamba

Stories from the 2013 program highlight the great changes VHI volunteers help make in people’s lives.

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VHI to Participate in
Colorado Gives Day

On Dec. 10, 2013, donations will be accepted through, and 100% of your donation comes to us. VHI will not only benefit directly from your donation but also get a split of the cumulative donations made to all groups on this date.

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Video: Piura, Peru 2013

Video slide show of 2013 program in Peru.

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2011–2012 Annual Report

Read the 2011–2012 Annual Report to learn about recent field programs and VHI events, including our financial report and messages from the organization’s leadership.

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VHI Nurse Scholarships

VHI has established a Nurse Scholarship Fund to address the financial considerations that often deter or preclude qualified nurses and scrub technicians from participating in VHI field programs.

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Laying the groundwork in Ecuador

Dr. Abernethy’s work in Ecuador laid the groundwork and became the inspiration for what is now Vision Health International.

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