ENFOQUE IXCÁN
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The mission of Enfoque Ixcán is to ensure that the people of the Ixcán region of Guatemala have access to vision and eye health care and eye health education. Enfoque Ixcán maximizes the use of local and regional resources and builds capacity and expertise among the population in order to empower local communities.

Thank you to everyone who participated in our annual Pub Trivia fundraiser! It was so much fun!
Special thanks to @nvision.eye.centers and @vspvisioncare for their sponsorship of the event.
2024 Pub Trivia!

CLICK on the image below to enjoy the Spring 2024 Focusing on Ixcán Newsletter:

"Focusing on Ixcan" - Spring 2024 Newsletter

what you’ve helped us accomplish since 1997

Patients Reached

23,246

 

Eye Surgeries Funded

1,142

Eye Glasses Dispensed

10,558

Bernardo Arévalo, Presidente

A NEW PRESIDENT FOR GUATEMALA BRINGS HOPE

Last Sunday Bernardo Arévalo, the Semilla candidate won the election, beating out one of the traditional parties by over 20 percentage points. He did it running on a promise to stop the corruption. The people have spoken.

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Magdalena, reading from her bible

Game Changers

Let’s talk about “game changers” or “life changers.” Perhaps you can think of an innovation or shift in your life that had a major, positive impact on how you experience the world. During a recent trip to the Ixcán, I saw firsthand how a pair of glasses can truly be a life changer.

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