It is because of poverty that 75 million Ethiopians live at risk of catching trachoma – a painful, infectious disease that will eventually leave people permanently blind. This ancient disease is completely preventable.
Raise the standard of living Trachoma rates will decrease
Your participation in Operation SAFE and Sound will save the sight of people now, and for generations to come.
Effectively treat trachoma infections quickly while addressing the root cause of trachoma – poverty.
Increase access to clean water, sanitary latrines and education
Increase family income levels by implementing VESA – Village Economic and Savings Associations
Evaluate and monitor success rates to further define the plan
Implement Operations: SAFE and Sound in other trachoma-affected communities to eradicate trachoma in Ethiopia