Lessons from Zambia

Two weeks ago I was in Lusaka, Zambia. I spent one day seeing families through our Community Based Rehabilitation program (CBR). This is a program where community workers go into the communities, find people (most of them children) with disabilities, refer them for medical assistance, design a rehabilitation plan, and work with the families and communities to provide on-going support.

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The miners in Chile

I caught a glimpse of the miners in Chile being brought to the surface. What an amazing story. This is a story of hope restored, perseverance and strength. Indeed the camp where family members of the trapped miners have been staying has been named “Camp Hope”. The BBC this morning reported that at this camp Hope there have been prayer...

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World Sight Day – what?

I am not a sentimental guy – you can confirm that with my wife! That is why I don’t do flips over designated days like “World Sight Day” to be held on October 14 this year. Don’t get me wrong – I think that work to prevent blindness, address low vision, and provide devices for people with blindness to be...

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