Asked how she came to be a VHI volunteer, this invaluable team member said, “I wouldn’t be here at all if it weren’t for the Nurse Scholarship.” Please support scholarships.
News & Events
2015 Eye Mission to the Dominican Republic
VHI is announcing a return eye mission to the Dominican Republic in 2015. This trip will provide much needed vision health care to underserved patients in the western region of the DR.
Strabismus surgery can help improve visual acuity. Yet it is not like cataracts where vision is restored. Its stigma can make people think someone with strabismus is less competent.
On March 6, 2014, 240 Union is hosting a day and night of fine dining to benefit Vision Health International.
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.
September 27-October 4, 2014
November 8-15, 2014
September 2015 & November 2015
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.
Stories from the 2013 program highlight the great changes VHI volunteers help make in people’s lives.
On Dec. 10, 2013, donations will be accepted through ColoradoGives.org, 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.