Yucatán - May 2022

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37 of us from the US and Canada served the Yucatán maya communities of Valladolid, Tixcacalcupul, Tekom, Cuncunul, Chichimila, Chemax, Chikindzonot, and Chanchichimila for 4 days from May 16 to 19, 2022. We served, free of cost, a record 3,326 providing complete eye exams, medications, health screening, prescription glasses, reading glasses, and sunglasses.

The estimated value of goods and services delivered is US $867,880, with $72.15 in value for every project dollar spent. Our total overhead is 1.4% for goods and services delivered. For more details, please see our Maya Vision 2022 Mission Report.

For more details, please see our Maya Vision 2022 Mission Report (english), Informe de la Misión Maya Visión 2022 (espanol).

4
Days
37
Volunteers
3326
Vision Exams
942
Hypertension & Glucose Screenings
451
Prescription Glasses
3039
Sunglasses
2400
Reading Glasses
$867880
Goods and Services Delivered

Castries, St. Lucia - August 2021

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In partnership with Great Shape! Inc, iCARE, we served 2,323 St. Lucian patients in Castries during 5 days of clinic – providing 1,036 health screenings, full eye exams, 870 reading glasses, 1,800 sunglasses, and 553 prescription glasses. We also performed 246 SLT laser procedures (for glaucoma), and 25 PRP laser procedures (for diabetic retinopathy). The value of goods and services delivered is estimated at over US$743,914. Much respect to our dedicated team of volunteers.

For more details, please see our iCARE 2021 St. Lucia Report.


Jamaica - October/November 2019

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In partnership with Great Shape! Inc. we served 3,289 Jamaican patients in Mt. Carey, St. James and Ocho Rios, St. Ann 8 days of clinic – providing health screening, full eye exams, 1,390 reading glasses, 3,292 sunglasses, and 1,475 prescription glasses. We also performed 41 cataract surgeries, 22 MIG surgeries (for glaucoma), 291 SLT laser surgeries (for glaucoma), and 42 PRP laser surgeries (for diabetic retinopathy). The value of goods and services delivered is estimated at over US$1.89 million. Big up to our two amazing teams of volunteers.

For more details, please see our iCARE 2019 Jamaica Report.


Antigua - August 2019

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In partnership with Great Shape! Inc., Sight is a Right supported iCARE Antigua 2019. We served 2,126 patients during 4.5 days – providing health screening, full eye exams, reading glasses, sunglasses, and over 320 custom, prescription glasses. The value of goods and services is estimated at over US$347,087.

For more details, please see our iCARE 2019 Antigua Report.

From Our Volunteers

There is really nothing that can compare with the opportunity to connect one-to-one with people from another country. As a member of a Sight is a Right mission you will serve individuals of all ages, you will work hard, develop friendships with team members and with local folks as well. At the end of clinic week your heart will be so full - humility, compassion, a profound understanding of your privilege, and the undeniable certainty that you had a part in improving the quality of life of more than a thousand individuals. I am grateful to Sight is a Right for including me in this unique eye care program. I sincerely encourage others seeking a significant service experience to consider applying to be part of a Sight is a Right mission.
-Tony C.

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I was able to attend the Todos Santos trip and serve with Sight is a Right in April. I had never been on a trip like this, where I would be working in a clinic seeing so many members of the community. Being able to serve so many members of the community was a wonderful experience. Every person we met was welcoming, kind and so grateful. Watching people pick out glasses and being so happy they could see, was really beautiful.

Everyone on the trip, the team and members of the community were absolutely amazing. I was able to make friends and great memories with team members and those within community. I look forward to serving with Sight is a Right again!
-Tori R.


Todos Santos, Mexico - April/May 2019

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Our team of 30 volunteers served in the beautiful community of Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico for 4 days of clinic from April 29 to May 2, 2019. We served, free of cost, 3,113 in the community providing health screening, complete eye exams, prescription glasses, reading glasses, and sunglasses.

The value of goods and services is over US$480,797 delivered, with US$74.90 in value for every project dollar spent. Our total overhead is 1.4% for goods and services delivered. For more details, please see our Todos Santos 2019 Mission Report.

4
Days
30
Volunteers
3113
Vision Exams
550
Blood Pressure & Glucose Screenings
565
Prescription Glasses
3000
Sunglasses
1800
Reading Glasses
$480797
Goods and Services Delivered