Lions are known throughout the world for their work to improve the lives of the visually impaired and prevent avoidable blindness. LCIF proudly serves their continued efforts by offering unique and impactful initiatives, programs and grants.
A Historic Undertaking
The efforts of Lions in the field of vision are expansive and well documented. Our SightFirst program has played a key role in reducing global blindness—building comprehensive and sustainable eye care systems, including projects that deliver eye care services, build or strengthen eye care facilities, train professionals and build awareness about eye health in underserved communities.
- Launched in 1990
- Helped 30 million people improve or restore their vision
- Investing US$415 million to extend services to even more people throughout the world
- US$6 is the average cost to help restore a person’s vision or prevent blindness