Our Stories

20 Years Without a Mother

As I sat with our medical team talking, our ophthalmic assistant, Dominic, said, “Something happened yesterday that I need to share with all of you. No one knows this yet. It was such a surprise to me that I have not told anyone yet. When I was very young, my mother...

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Baby Natalie

I was so tired. I just wanted a good nap. It was blazing hot in the midday African sun. Our tent was unbearably hot. I thought about resting under the mango tree.     Our tent was pitched outside the village hospital. My friend Meza said that there was an...

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Patchwork Bags from Togo

This Mother's Day, give your mom a patchwork bag from Togo. All proceeds go toward giving sight to the blind in Togo, Africa.  Large Bag: $60 Dimensions: 23x17 inches.   Medium Bag: $30 Dimensions: 18x15 inches.   Small Bag: $20 Dimensions: 8x5x5 inches....

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Mother’s Day

This Mother's Day, you can give sight to a mom in Togo, Africa.    Meet Api. She is a 21 year old mother. She had a cataract in her left eye, so she came to our Sight.org mobile eye clinic for help.      She was able to get eye surgery through our free...

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Connection Between Farming and Eye Surgeries

Farming. Eye surgeries. What is the connection between the two? We get this question a lot at Sight.org. I got to see the connection first hand when I was in Togo a few weeks ago. Two members of our Sight.org team, Ishaka and Florent, are currently going through...

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Hungry for Jesus

I get to go to Togo once a year. Last year, I went during surgery week. It was overwhelming to see people’s lives being changed in a fifteen-minute surgery. I had so many stories and photos when I came back because our eye surgeries make such a huge impact. This year,...

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Happy International Women’s Day

Happy International Women's Day from Sight.org. Every month, women in Togo, Africa are being freed from the bondage of visual impairment. They are free again to work, go to school, farm, sell, be a mom or grandma. Their smiles say it all!

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Beloved New Region

The region of Elavagnon is the biggest challenge Sight.org has ever faced. This entire year, we will be serving this region through eye surgeries and ministry. This area is poorer than any region Sight.org has ever served, and the Ministry of Health in Togo believes...

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Meet Koassi

He is 55 years old. He worked as a road builder, but when he developed a cataract in his right eye 3 years ago, he was no longer able to drive a car. He knew that he was about to get fired from his job because of his visual impairment and was desperate for help. He...

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Sight.org Visits Grace Vision

Sight.org's founder, Lewis Swann and his wife Naomi Swann went to South Africa last month to observe another eye care ministry called Grace Vision. Sight.org is always looking for ways to learn and become a better ministry. We are thankful that we had this opportunity...

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Coming Home

Happy New Year! We can't believe it's already here! New Years is a BIG celebration here in TOGO. People fill the churches the night before (even though they may not go to church all year) and ring in the new year with fasting, prayers and praise! We are on our way...

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Urgent Prayer Request

Urgent prayer request for Sight.org! Our medical team is in a new village doing screenings this week. We knew that the needs in this village would be more numerous than the other villages we serve, but they are even bigger than we imagined. This village is so far from...

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“Can Anyone Help My Little Angelé?”

My name is Kornye. I am a farmer. I am a dad. I have a nine-year-old daughter named Angelé. One day, I noticed that one of Angelé’s eyes was turning inwards. Her friends started teasing her because she was cross-eyed. She started having difficulty reading or focusing....

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In Focus

Over the holidays, Lewis Swann, founder of Sight.org, was interviewed on the radio show, In Focus with John Sims. Lewis was able to tell some of the latest Sight.org stories and give a little insight into the work being done in Togo. We would love for you to give it a...

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You are amazing

Dear friends & supporters, You are truly amazing and we thank you. Since you and I began this journey of restoring sight to the blind and furthering the gospel in Togo, we have touched more lives than I had ever imagined. Even if you have only given $150 in the...

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Believe in a World Without Darkness

  At Christmas, we see that word everywhere, and it usually has glitter all over it. BELIEVE in Santa BELIEVE in miracles BELIEVE in the true meaning of Christmas.   At Sight.org, we BELIEVE in light.   This week is the first week of Advent. During...

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