India – why Bihar?

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Over 100 million population

Over half the people live below the Government of India’s poverty line

Child malnutrition higher than in any country in the world

90% of blindness caused by cataract

1 in every 100 people blind from cataract

Cataract surgery is listed amongst the Ten Best Health Interventions to reduce poverty. By focusing here we are making a massive impact on quality of life – allowing people to work, study and be independent.