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.

Our Clinic Staff: Carlos, Roxana, and Felipe

Meet the Eye Health Promoters Who staff the clinic

Meet Felipe Panjoj, who started working with Enfoque Ixcán in 2005, Carlos Quinilla, who started in 2017, and Roxana Larios, who started as an eye health promoter in 2019 when she was 16 years old. 

Every other year Enfoque Ixcán board members spend a week in Ixcán teaching them the basics of eye care including anatomy, optics, refraction, eye glasses dispensing, and disease recognition. 

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Juana Mendoza

Juana Mendoza needs your help!

Sixty-seven year old Juana has been diagnosed with cataracts and sight-restoring surgery has been recommended.

I’m asking for your help to restore her sight.

But, before you get your checkbook out, please read her story…

ENFOQUE IXCÁN / AMIGOS EYE CARE

GUATEMALA MISSION TRIP AUGUST 2022

ENFOQUE IXCÁN / AMIGOS EYE CARE GUATEMALA MISSION TRIP AUGUST 2022

The students produced this video to give you a taste of what their week was like.

In August 2022 nine Amigos Eye Care students from Pacific University traveled with Enfoque Ixcán to Guatemala for our 18th joint mission trip serving the people of Ixcán, Guatemala.  In their 4 days of clinics they saw 755 patients and dispensed 334 pairs of glasses.  They also diagnosed over 55 people needing cataract surgeries.  Many of these people will be traveling with Enfoque Ixcán’s eye health promoters within the next month, to the Guatemalan eye clinic where their cataract surgeries will be performed.

Your donations help keep this program moving forward.  THANK YOU!

Snapshot 2021-22!

Enjoy a pleasant visit with the Board of Enfoque Ixcán and see the happy results of your kind donations.

This is a recording of the live webinar held March 13, 2022

 

Welcome to the new Clinic!

At last, the Grand Opening!

And Dr. Pike wouldn't miss it for the world!

Thank you, Supporters! You made this dream a reality.

what you’ve helped us accomplish since 1997

Patients Reached

20,550

 

Eye Surgeries Funded

880

Eye Glasses Dispensed

9,389