India – why Bihar?
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.