a picture is worth a thousand words, how much is vision worth?

Vision accounts for the majority of our understanding of the world around us. Over 80% of vision loss is avoidable, join us on our mission to prevent avoidable blindness.

help for ukraine

URGENT: So Kids Can See supports local groups working towards the immediate needs of children's health and well-being during conflict in Ukraine as Okhmatdyt Children's Hospital, Eye and Bio Bank services and on demand requests.


Our founder, spearheaded the National Program for Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) in Bangladesh, initially funded by USAID Childhood Blindness Program (CBP) and the Excellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award (XOVA), So Kids Can See aims to expand screening of all babies born too soon in remote areas of Bangladesh.

call for board members

So Kids Can See is a volunteer organization looking for individuals who are passionate about making a difference and are able to commit time and dedicate towards building a shared vision and goal. Please contact us today to apply.

VISION2020 Philippines

So Kids Can See is proud to support the VISION2020 outreach group in Philippines

A group of dedicated healthcare workers in Toronto travel each year to Philippines to support and work with local eye care providers with screening and skills development.

About Us

A graduate from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine specialized in Eye Care, Lindsay's passion is focused on the Global Prevention of Blindness and Surgical Site Infections. She founded So Kids Can See in 2011 and since has lived in Kenya and Pakistan working across Africa and Asia and the America's.
Lindsay Hampton-Hampejskova
A financial expert with more than 15 years global experience Katya joined So Kids Can See as a director-treasurer in 2020.
Katya Anderson
A Paediatric Ophthalmologist at Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto specialized in Retinoblastoma, originally from India, Ashwin has dedicated his career to saving the vision and lives of children with this form of cancer through early detection and innovative therapies to reduce chemo toxicity.
Ashwin Mallipatna
Specialized in Human Resources Management, Negotiations and Labour Relations, Amanda is passionate about human rights and equity and the protection of vulnerable persons. Amanda joined So Kids Can See in 2013 as a director spending the majority of time as Treasurer.
Amanda Comette

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