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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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Thank You

When you donate to Sight.org, you give so much more than eye surgeries.  You can see evidence of that in the village of Adjahon.  Adjahon is a village full of people who know the name Jesus. Many of them go to a church. Several people in this village have received eye...

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ETMC Nurse in Togo, Africa

“Yovo yovo, bonsior, ça va bien, merci!” The little Togolese children would chant their greeting as they waved at me as I entered their village. They were all too delighted to alert their friends and family to the rarity of seeing a pale-faced foreigner such as myself...

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Teaching Children Different Ways to Worship God

In September we started expanding the ministry weeks in the villages here in Togo, Africa. We have been visiting different villages each week. We get permission from the chiefs of that village first. We do health teaching, children's ministry, show the Jesus Film...

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Stories Behind the Art at Sight Night

Last week, we had our first annual Sight Night: The Joy of Sight. It featured local art inspired by or related to the work we do in Togo. In case you didn't get to attend, we would love to share the art and the stories behind the art with you. We are so thankful for...

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Let the Children Come to Me

In August when we visited a village and showed the Jesus film we had forty-eight people give their hearts to Jesus. Thirty-two of them were children.       Clearly God was speaking to us about the NEED for ministering to the children. They have no...

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Story Cast Monday

Sight.org on the Story Cast Podcast! Our very own Beth Reed was interviewed on the Story Cast podcast. She tells her personal story, Sight.org's story, and gives a little more information about our upcoming event, Sight Night: The Joy of Sight! There are also a few...

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August Update from our Missionaries

Greetings from beautiful Atakpame, Togo!  We have now been living here for 6 months. Alex just received his visa, so we will be having an empty house available soon. That means friends can come see us! We will have the room to house you! So please consider our...

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Finding the Person of Peace

Dear friends, God is so good. After performing eye surgeries, we returned to the region to share the gospel and plant house churches. In every village we went to, we found many happy people whose sight has been restored, and we found big smiles and warm hospitality...

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More than just eye surgeries

Dear friends, I am writing you this letter while on the mission field in Togo, Africa. When I arrived on August 10th, I traveled directly to our team. They were already prepared and ready to perform cataract surgeries the following day. As the surgeries began, I found...

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Going to Togo

Next week Lewis, our founder, and Rachel, a nurse from Tyler, will be traveling to Togo.                  Rachel first heard about Sight.org when Lewis spoke to a group of UT Tyler nursing students. Ever since then, Rachel couldn't get Sight.org off her mind. She is...

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What’s Your Leverage?

Several years ago my husband and I went to Guatemala. This wasn’t a mission trip; it was an immersion trip, required by our seminary. While we were there, we visited both the city dump and a five-star hotel in the same day. They were only a few blocks away from each...

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Celebrating Optometry Visionaries

For the last two years, Dr. Neshia Rudd at Today’s Vision has partnered with Sight.org. Their partnership is very special to us because they were the first optometry clinic to donate $1 to Sight.org for every eye exam they perform. Dr. Rudd has such a generous and...

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Whisperings of Heaven

Have you heard the song "Whisperings of Heaven"? When this beautiful 78 year old woman named Evedoh could see again, we could hear whisperings of heaven. Our "hearts were bursting" with joy because God healed her eyes.   It's been an exciting month as Wayne and I...

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Beyond Expectations

When we first started taking our ambulance into the village of Amlame, we EXPECTED to only spend three months there doing surgeries. But there was more NEED there than we expected.   Now we have been there for nine months and the people are still coming! Every...

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