An Eye Care Project With a Vision

An Eye Care Project With a Vision

Enfoque Ixcán - an eye care project with a vision for everyone. Our volunteers work in tiny villages in the remote jungle regions of Guatemala. By training the local people to provide basic eye care for their neighbors, and by providing eye glasses, sun glasses, test...

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You Can Change Lives!

You Can Change Lives!

Miracle Alert - You Can Change Lives! Your generous donation given today will restore sight in a person blinded by cataracts. You can make this happen for only $125 per eye. In Ixcán, Guatemala, where: - 80% of the population lives in poverty, - the nearest eye doctor...

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Feliciana: “I can see!”

Feliciana: “I can see!”

Never doubt the impact of your support for our programs. Cristin would like to introduce you to Feliciana, one of the many children whose lives have been profoundly changed for the better by the work of Enfoque Ixcán – work that YOU make possible!

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Support Us Through AmazonSmile!

Support Us Through AmazonSmile!

Holiday shopping is almost upon us – harness that spirit of giving in support of Enfoque Ixcán by doing your online shopping at AmazonSmile What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support Enfoque Ixcán every time you shop at Amazon.com. There is no...

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Change A Life Today!

Change A Life Today!

            Dear friend of Enfoque Ixcán, Imagine seeing for the first time in years – seeing your friends and loved ones, your home and community. Imagine stumbling through darkness for years, relying on others to guide you, and then one...

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A Vision Quest in Guatemala

A Vision Quest in Guatemala

As the jungle mist begins to rise from the trees and mountains on the horizon, the main town in Ixcán, Cantabal, comes to life in the morning sun. Trucks and buses from far off villages...

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33 Years Ago Today: February 15 Massacre

33 Years Ago Today: February 15 Massacre

33 years ago today the Guatemalan Army moved into the Ixcán village of Santa Maria Tzeja. By the end of the day 17 residents had been killed, mostly women and children, the homes were burned, animals killed and crops were destroyed. This was part of the government's...

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Acclimating in Guatemala City

Acclimating in Guatemala City

Our trip to Guatemala was interrupted by the eruption of a volcano not far from Guatemala City, close the Guatemala airport. We had made it to Los Angeles, and then we sat for 27 hours for clearance to...

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We made it to adulthood!

We made it to adulthood!

Enfoque Ixcán has provided crucial eye care services in rural Guatemala for 18 years. In the process we have become a very solid and efficient team. And you are a part of that team. Standing beside you on this team, in Guatemala, are teachers, doctors, Catholic nuns...

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August 13: Our Third Day of Eye Clinics

August 13: Our Third Day of Eye Clinics

We just finished our 3rd day of clinics in Ixcán. It has been very busy. The first day we saw nearly 300 people, the 2nd day over 300 and today probably close to 300. Everyone is doing well with all the hard work and no sickness to this point. That is due in part to...

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