Nepal Tag

This month is all about Miracles! Of giving a precious Miracle gift to restore sight for children and adults.Beautiful Nhung from Vietnam received that precious Miracle last year. Her cataract was removed and Nhung was fitted with the right prescription glasses so she could clearly see. Today, Nhung has an even greater gift – to dream of a bright...

Emotional. Humbling. Magical. Inspirational. Breathtaking. I’m a radio host, so every day my microphone is switched on and I spend hours and hours discussing just about every topic under the sun… but my visits to Vietnam, the Philippines and Nepal with CBM have left me nothing short of speechless.To put it simply, I’ve seen a miracle. And I’ve been...

Author: Stuart Harris, General manager ACCTVStory-telling is an ancient practice. It’s how we transfer information to one another, and humans have told stories since time began.I recently had the opportunity to travel to the remote south-eastern corner of Nepal, far off the beaten Himalayan tourist track, to a small village where 11-year old Yangsang lives with his family.   I...

Even though this is my seventh Miracles Day, I never get tired of seeing people go from being blind to being able to see.  I’ve had the honour of witnessing cataract surgeries in Tanzania, Nepal, Vietnam (twice!) and The Philippines. I’ve met a father in Tanzania who couldn’t feed his family until he had surgery and his sight was...

Author: Mariska MeldrumI was born with a congenital cataract in my right eye. Since I was a baby, my vision was so bad that I couldn’t see my hand held five centimetres in front of my right eye. I saw the whole world through my left eye.Having a cataract affects your depth perception. The other...