IPA: Evaluating and Scaling Up and Effective Strategy to Increase Mask Wearing in South Asia

IPA’s ability to collect high-quality data rests on the quality of our dedicated staff in the field. Who are the people and the stories behind the data?... Read more >

Meet Happiness

One of the most detrimental barriers to people receiving critical eye care is fear of the unknown. People living in rural areas, particularly in low-income countries, often do not know how or where to find treatment when their vision starts to fail, and they don't know what the outcome will be for them when they do receive access to resources. This is where outreach efforts come into play. When you inform people about safe eye care, seeking treatment becomes simpler than imagined and less sca... Read more >

Community Health Workers Nearly Doubled Lives Saved in 2020

In 2020, Living Goods-supported community health workers (CHWs) saved an estimated 17,000 – 19,000 lives, nearly doubling 2019 results. Families increasingly turned to CHWs for health care during the COVID-19 pandemic due to increased difficulties and fears around visiting facilities and Living Goods removing key barriers to ensure health service continuity. In Kenya, Consolata gave birth to premature twins right before the pandemic. Now, they are 14 months old and healthy thanks to the support... Read more >

Philanthropy Can Stop Preventable Blindness That's Costing Billions

Seven years is a long time to wait. But in Kenya, for every one person who receives cataract surgery, there are 10 others who cannot. ... Read more >