Relief for Human Suffering Foundation

Help Restore The Gift Of Sight!

Worldwide, at least 2.2 billion people have a visual impairment–almost half of which could have been prevented or remain unaddressed. A large proportion of those affected are in developing countries and remain blind because of a lack of access to affordable care.

Blindness leads not only to reduced economic and social suffering, but may also result in premature death. In a world built on the ability to see, vision, the most dominant of our senses, is vital at every turn of our lives.

We work to reduce suffering from preventable blindness.

The Relief for Human Suffering Foundation is a non-profit organization with a mission to restore the gift of sight and reduce the suffering caused by easily treatable medical conditions in developing countries.

What are visual impairments?

Visual impairment, also known as vision impairment or vision loss, is a decreased ability to see to a degree that causes problems.

What are cataracts?

Cataracts are caused by a build-up of protein that clouds the eye’s lens, which can lead to blurred vision and eventual blindness.

What are refractive errors?

Refractive errors are eye disorders caused by eye shape irregularity. This makes it difficult for the eyes to focus on images.

Join us to make an impact!
Let’s end the suffering caused by easily treatable visual impairments and medical conditions for people in developing countries, one person at a time!

Our Impact & Progress


Number of people that have received free routine eye screening since 2021


Number of people that have received the gift of sight since 2021


Number of people we plan to impact by year end 2023

Our Partners & Validations

We work with carefully-selected local NGOs and organizations to provide relief and when possible, put recipients on a path to self-reliance.