Our Stories

Voodoo, Satan Worshippers, and Jesus

I just returned from my most recent trip to Africa. I want you to know about it since you have been such a big support to this ministry.  On this trip, our doctors performed 155 eye surgeries. Four of those surgeries were performed on children. Baby Akoua’s eyes were...

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Epiphanie: Blind and Deaf from Birth

Epiphanie was blind and deaf from birth. We knew he was blind from the second we saw him. We could see the blank stare on his face. But someone had to tell us that he was deaf. We would have never known otherwise.             We were so...

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Ama’s Mother’s Day was 3 Months Ago

Ama traveled over 700 miles from the country of Mali to the country of Togo to see her family. She was a twenty three-year-old mother with a beautiful eight-month-old baby girl named Blessing. This first-time mom had never seen her baby girl because she went blind in...

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4 Easy Ways to Declutter Your Home

4 Easy Ways to Declutter Your Home We all want to declutter our home, but sometimes it is overwhelming to know where to start. To help get you started, we have put together four easy ways to get it all done. 1. 52 Pickup Set a timer and challenge every person in your...

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Hairy Arms

Dennis was one of the most stubborn and ornery three-year-olds.   Every time we saw him, he fussed and let out this cringeworthy cry. It was so annoying that it was endearing. We all just laughed when we heard him fussing because there was something about Dennis...

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I’m So Not Excited

If you had asked me two years ago where Togo is, I would have responded, “Isn’t that off the coast of Australia?”     That’s what I said when Lewis approached me about getting involved with Sight.org. (I was confusing Togo, a small West African country, with...

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Are You Exhausted?

Have you ever felt so exhausted you didn't want to get out of bed?    I felt that way a few weeks ago. Then, my friend texted me Isaiah 40:28-31 (AMP). I am extremely familiar with these verses. I even have a large painting of them hanging in my home. However,...

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Pharmacist Gives Sight to a Pharmacist

  As soon as I saw his description, I knew who I was going to match him with.   Each of our Visionaries gets matched with a patient. They get a photo and description of the patient to whom they gave sight. These descriptions include age, job, and sometimes...

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Creating African Partnerships

Creating African Partnerships African patients contributing so that future patients can see. It has always been our desire to build up the African community. We never want to be just an American ministry working in Africa. We want to build a partnership...

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An Almost Impossible Feat

An Almost Impossible Feat. That's what bringing the gospel to Togo’s unreached people groups seems like.   Togo is a nation with thirty-nine spoken dialects and a very poor literacy rate.   But thanks to one of our partner organizations, Faith Comes by...

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Out of Darkness, Into Light

Jesus healed the blind man in John 9. He led him out of darkness and into light.      A few weeks ago, I was reading through a Bible study about Jesus healing the blind man in John 9. This Bible study described the common life of a blind man in Biblical...

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Katawayna

Because of you, there is a little girl named Katawayna who can now go back to school. Katawayna is ten years old and was blind in her right eye from a cataract. She had stopped going to school because she couldn't see her work.   Katawayna's father...

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Stories Behind the Art at Sight Night 2017

At Sight Night: The Joy of Sight, we featured local art in our silent auction. Each artist read through the Sight.org blog and then created art inspired by those stories. We are blown away at the talent of each one of these artists! They truly captured the heart and...

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Thank You So Much!

Sight Night was a great success and we are humbly grateful to you for coming and to everyone who gave so generously. To God be the glory! We're excited to let you know that you raised $30,081 at Sight Night toward our goal of $41,250! This will bring sight...

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We Thank God for this Little Miracle Baby

Big, HUGE, Announcement from Lewis Swann, founder of Sight.org   "Naomi and I are EXCITED to announce that we have a little one on the way! We want to give God all the glory for this little miracle baby that He has given us. It is always in His perfect timing...

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5 Things I Didn’t Know About West Africa

"The Africa I expected to see...was not nearly as amazing as the Africa I found when we got there." In July of this year, my wife Becky and I traveled to Togo, West Africa to serve the Sight.org team. I came home changed by what we saw in Africa, and I’m...

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Weary of Serving, Give What You Can

Have you ever been weary of serving? What do you do in those times?   The volunteer team that is in Togo right now is weary. They have had long days and nights of serving. Even more so, our medical and ministry team that lives in Togo year round, is extremely...

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Region Where “No Charities Go” (Region of Witches)

In Africa, challenges are not always what they seem.   As you may have read, this entire year, we are serving in the region of Elavagnon in Togo. At the beginning of this year, you were asked to start praying for this region. We knew from the...

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