Seva news– HBO Documentary and Olympic swimming partnership

Seva news– HBO Documentary and Olympic swimming partnership

A new HBO documentary OPEN YOUR EYES features the work of Seva Foundation

We at Seva are happy to share that HBO’s 2016 Summer Documentary Series includes Open Your Eyes, a film about our sight-saving work. Oscar-nominated, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky skillfully documents the story of a husband and wife in Nepal who are both blind from cataracts and the heroic efforts of Seva outreach workers to help restore their vision. The film is screening regularly on HBO and on demand via HBO GO. Seva is encouraging members of The Life You Can Save community who have HBO to host viewing parties in their homes. Watch the trailer and learn more by visiting 

Gold Medal Olympian and Paralympian Launch Swim for Sight Campaign to Support Seva Foundation

We are pleased to announce that U.S. Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin and U.S. Paralympic swimmer Brad Snyder are teaming up with Seva through Swim for Sight, an exciting campaign to help cure blindness during the 2016 U.S. Olympics and Paralympics as they go for gold in Rio. Learn more about Swim for Sight by

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Seva Foundation is a recommended charity of The Life You Can Save. Seva has pioneered low-cost, high-impact cataract surges, which successfully reverse preventable blindness in some of the world’s poorest people. To date, Seva has restored the eyesight of over 3 million people and is a leading innovator in providing sustainable, cost-effective vision and eye health services to participants around the world.

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