How school eye health programs are helping kids stay in school

Photo Credit: Ms.Manh Chuyen/ Global Partnership for Education (external from URL)

Manh Nghia is wearing the glasses provided as part of the Fred Hollows Foundation Vietnam Child Eye Care project



“Proper eye care and vision screening can help millions of children stay in school and thrive. The Fred Hollows Foundation’s Vietnam Child Eye Care Project is a prime example of the power of simple interventions on children’s lives”


Nguyen Manh Nghia, an 8th grader from the rural area of Hai Duong province, is a beneficiary of The Fred Hollows Foundation Vietnam Child Eye Care Project. Nghia knew he had a vision problem when he was having trouble playing, and seeing the letters on the blackboard became more and more difficult. Nghia didn’t know where or how to get help…”

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