International Ministries

Equipment for Cap Haitian Eye Center

This project seeks to raise $32,879 to purchase six sets of eye health equipment for the Cap Haitian Eye Clinic in Haiti.

Goal: $32,879

About this Mission Project

Founded in 1989, the Cap Haitian Eye Clinic is located in a city that is home to over a million people. The people may be poor and without a job, but they still need quality eye care. The Baptist Eye Clinic doesn’t discriminate against the poor—the people come because they know that they will not be turned away.

The Eye Clinic not only treats patients, but has also begun to teach nursing students. Open five days a week, the clinic has 12 skilled professionals treating patients for cataracts, glaucoma, eye infections and injuries. The staff not only restores sight to the blind, but also shares the gospel and gives people a chance for a brighter future.

A gift of $100 will provide syringes and other medical supplies. $250 will cover the cost for two cataract surgeries and give the patients eye glasses. $500 will buy half of the tools necessary to perform cataract surgery.

Mission Project Specifics

This project seeks to raise $32,879 to purchase six sets of eye health equipment for the Cap Haitian Eye Clinic in Haiti. This includes a tonometer ($900), a non-contact tonometer ($4,000), a slit lamp-haag streit ($900), a Pachymetrie ($3,000), a Keratometer ($3,000) and an operating surgical microscope ($18,000).

The purpose of the project is to provide better quality eye care to over 2,000 patients. The project will be managed by missionary Nzunga Mabudiga. It is anticipated that this project will improve the overall health of thousands of people in Cap Haitian and surrounding villages.

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Nicole, one of the youngest patients at the Cap Haitian Eye Clinic, was going blind because of an undetected cataract. She had difficulty in school seeing the writing on the chalkboard. After corrective surgery, Nicole was able to see again clearly! She was thrilled to recover her sight and now has hope for a bright future at school.