Relieving An Eye Care Crisis

Relieving An Eye Care Crisis

Dear Friend of Enfoque Ixcán, Have you noticed we are inundated with crises lately? We have floods, tornados, wildfires and hurricanes, not to mention a health care crisis and cries of constitutional crises. It’s almost as if life is a crisis! Well, in Ixcán,...
August 2019 Eye Care Mission Report

August 2019 Eye Care Mission Report

Last month Enfoque Ixcán and Amigos Eye Care completed their 17th mission trip to Ixcán, Guatemala, in as many years. It was another successful trip! In 4 days of clinics the team examined 803 people and dispensed 435 pairs of glasses. We also gave out dozens of...
42

42

If you have read Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams, you may remember that the number 42 is the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything. It was a strange, unfulfilling answer, but it turned out that maybe we...
Relieving An Eye Care Crisis

A Better Quality of Life at Any Age

  I just finished a phone call to Guatemala. I have a friend in the Peace Corps who is working in a Mayan village in the mountains. My friend, Marisol, is living with a family; a typical Guatemalan family where the grandparents live with the children and...
Open Letter to Enfoque Ixcán Supporters

Open Letter to Enfoque Ixcán Supporters

Dear Enfoque Ixcán supporter, Please pat yourself on the back! Thanks to your crucial support, our eye care program has impacted hundreds of people, granting them the gift of sight. Enfoque Ixcán fills a pressing need in an under-served region. Let me describe the...