1.5 Million Free Eye Surgeries.

The beginning of this journey was humble with a small clinic in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu in 1977, with the intention to reach out to the rural poor and eradicate curable blindness. 

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30 Charities That Won’t Waste Your Money

The Street

Where does your money really go when you donate to a cause? How do you know a charity is being honest and actually using your money to support their mission? If you’re smart, before donating, you do a little research. SEF among the 30 charities that have perfect scores in fundraising efficiency and administrative expenses.

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Bret Waters, CEO of Tivix, praises SEF

Commitment To Social Justice

As part of the Tivix commitment to social justice, I serve as a volunteer mentor every year for Santa Clara University’s GSBI program.

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Dr. Ramani receives the Padma Award

Times Now

India’s Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday released the list one of the highest civilian Awards of the country – the Padma Awards. We are proud to announce that our Founder, Dr. Ramani is one of the recipients of this prestigious award.

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Pairing Knowledge with Charity

Simi Valley Acorn

Fifty middle and high school students participated in a summer entrepreneurship workshop hosted by members of the Sankara Eye Foundation in Simi Valley earlier this month.

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SEF Dandia Article Contest Winner

Austin Chapter

This past dandia season, SEF Austin chapter provided an opportunity for the youth to showcase their writing skills with an article about the dandia event and SEF, highlighting charitable nature of Sankara. Varsha Sakthivel was the 3rd place winner who was awarded the opportunity to get her article published on SEF website. Congratulations, Varsha.

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SEF Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating

Awarded by Charity Navigator

SEF Earns Coveted 4-Star RatingAwarded by Charity NavigatorOnce again, SEF has been recognized for its financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.

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TEDx By Murali Krishnamurthy

Thinking Big

In this talk, Murali Krishnamurthy talks about the story of Sankara Eye Foundation, and the lessons he’s learned along the way.

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The Cross Subsidization Approach.

Insead Knowledge

Where Sankara differs from their direct competition is in its aggressive plans for scaling up. 

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