fundraising was launched here in calgary and relied on independent donors — now, for every dollar raised in canada they are more than equalled by overseas contributions. for many years operation eyesight was responsible for paying the salaries of surgeons, hospital staff and medical supplies. they are now paid locally, while operation eyesight funds the construction of new hospitals in partnership with the facilities that bear the cost of equipment.
in-country donations are also provided by corporations such as standard chartered india and the cognizant foundation.
a continuing focus is in working with its hospital-based community eye health program, in which more support is garnered locally so the communities can take ownership of their own eye health. and bhoosnurmath reports that a study is currently underway to strategize how operation eyesight can work toward implementing a program to care for indigenous and marginalized groups in canada.
the jenkyns family have every right to feel proud of what art and his wife, una, had the vision to launch and worked so hard to establish., and which they continue to so passionately support.
alt hotel calgary university district has welcomed its first guests to the neighbourhood, located along a bustling retail main street, steps away from some of the city’s best restaurants and retailers.
the third germain hotels property in calgary, it will benefit from its proximity to employment hubs, including alberta children’s hospital and the university of calgary.