Earth Heroes: They’ve traveled from Antarctica to the Amazon, they are activists, scientists, researchers, supremely talented writers and photographers, people who want to make a difference — and they are!

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. Sanduk Ruit and Dr. Geoff Tabin , cofounders of the Himalayan Cataract Project (1995),    have a singular mission: to bring eyesight back to people  who are needlessly blind, regardless of their ability to pay.  Along the way patients get first-rate care despite the remote rural locations. See the CBS 60 Minutes episode  on their pioneering work.

Dr Tabin, cofounder of the Himalayan Cataract Center.

Dr Tabin, cofounder of the Himalayan Cataract Center.

Cataracts are treatable, and that condition accounts for more than half of 39 million people worldwide who suffer from unnecessary blindness. In addition to their surgical clinics in Nepal, they have trained eye surgeons in a host of other countries to perform successful cataract surgery: India, Ghana, Ethiopia and Rwanda.

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Earth Heroes: They’ve traveled from Antarctica to the Amazon, they are activists, scientists, researchers, supremely talented writers and photographers, people who want to make a difference — and they are!

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