ORBIS Canada Sights on Asia 2013 Telethon Fundraiser

ORBIS Canada hosted their 6th Annual Sights on Asia Telethon Fundraiser on October 20, 2013. Broadcasted country-wide on Fairchild Television, ORBIS raised over $140,000 CDN for their sight saving work in developing countries. I’ve been photographing the ORBIS Telethon annually since it first started six years ago, and it’s always a pleasure seeing all the money […]

HelpMeSee – Sierra Leone 2013

After my short stay in Togo two months ago, I flew to Sierra Leone, a country in West Africa that is bordered by Guinea to the northeast, Liberia to the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the southwest. There, I met Dr. John Mattia, Medical Director of the Lunsar Baptist Eye Hospital. They are one […]

HelpMeSee – Togo 2013

Two months ago, I travelled to Togo in West Africa to document the work HelpMeSee is doing in that country. I met Dr. Abram Wodome, a Togolese Ophthalmologist working with HelpMeSee to provide free cataract surgeries to those that are in need. Here’s a video I produced about the HelpMeSee Program in Togo. Special thanks […]

HelpMeSee – Lomé, Togo – Day 1

Bonjour from Lomé, Togo! I am currently in West Africa documenting the wonderful sight saving work by non-profit organization HelpMeSee. HelpMeSee is pursuing their ambitious goal to eliminate avoidable blindness due to cataract through several program modules. To date, local partner surgeons working in China, India, Sierra Leone, Togo and Nigeria have performed more than 63,000 […]