WHY YOUR HELP IS NEEDED

Vietnam is a country in South East Asia, with about 900,000 non-sighted people among the population of 94 million. Blindness or low vision in Vietnam is most often due to a deficiency of nutritious food, vitamin A deficiency, the inappropriate use of medicines, poor hygiene, limited access to eye-care services, premature birth, bombs and Agent Orange during the war, accidental injuries, among other reasons.