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Thirty miles may not seem like many, but when it’s a 2,300-foot climb that snakes its way through numerous rivers, breathtaking highlands and rocky roads, that trek can be a perilous one. The team from TOMS Sight Giving Partner Seva Foundation makes trips like these regularly through Nepal to help bring professional eye care to villages that may otherwise be overlooked.
Last winter, Seva Foundation journeyed to Dhankuta, a tiny town in the hills of the eastern region of Nepal. Prior to the team’s arrival, Seva’s Nepali staff spread the word through community leaders, local volunteers, teachers and even a local radio broadcast about the eye camp that would be set up to provide services. When the eye care team arrived, people were already waiting in line, eager to receive care.
The path to get to that camp is not an easy one, not for the eye care staff nor for those who live outside of that village, who traveled their necessary distances to receive eye care. To get there, or to other mobile eye camps, patients and their families often walk many miles, sometimes for days, crossing treacherous rivers and walking dangerous, unpaved roads. One patient, 70-year-old Gyaljun, had the help of his wife and son, who carried him the entire journey so he could receive cataract surgeries in both his eyes.
After surgery, he shared joyfully, “Now I can see with both eyes!” For the first time in over a year, he was able to see his wife clearly. “I can see her now, and she is beautiful.”
Eye care professionals examined more 500 patients over the three-day course of that mobile eye camp’s establishment. The team provided new prescription glasses and medical treatment, and they performed nearly 100 cataract surgeries. Hundreds of patients left the camp with restored vision, and, for those like Gyaljun, with newfound joy.
Through the collaborative efforts of every individual who supports TOMS Eyewear, we’re able to help our Sight Giving Partners reach communities in some of the most remote corners of the globe with professional eye care treatment. Thank you for contributing to making that happen.
—From the TOMS Blog—
TOMS of the Day: Dinosaur TINY TOMS $29.00
TOMS of the Day: TINY TOMS Cordones $34.00. Call our store to reserve a size. 225-924-5030
These Artist TOMS are unique to Noelie Harmon and can only be found at our store. Come in to check them out in person!
New Artist Edition Henna TOMS by Carmel Fargason. Only $30 plus the cost of the shoe.
GREY PALMETTO $54
ASH WISETT $79
NATURAL FREETOWN $54
TOBIAS STITCHOUT BIMINI $64
BLUE RENATO $54
CAMDEN CORDONES $74
BLACK CORDONES $69
GISELE FLATS $79
RED FLATS $74
BLUE BECKETT $54
FUSCHIA BIMINI $64
We are proud to be supporters of BR Pride Fest next week, so we created a pair of TOMS just for the event! If you’re proud, come get you some! Available in any size or color-combo. Available in Mens & Womens.
TIERRA STRAPPY WEDGE $69
RED STRAPPY WEDGE $69
AMERY WEDGE $69
PILAR WEDGE $69
Feeling Patriotic this summer?
Artist Edition hand painted TOMS available at our store. $20 + the cost of the shoe.