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River Blindness

River Blindness

Onchocerciasis, also known as "river blindness" is a parasitic infection that occurs through the bite of a black fly, which is found near swiftly flowing rivers.  A worm parasite enters the human bond and produces thousands of larval worms that migrate in the skin and...

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DID YOU KNOW?

The vast majority of funding LCIF receives is from Lions.   100% of every donation supports Lions service through LCIF grants and programs.   LCIF has awarded over US $1.1 billion - funding more than 15,000 projects around the globe.

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LCIF Grant Types

LCIF Grant Types

Humanitarian service is central to the mission of Lions Clubs International.  As the official charitable organization Lions Clubs International,  Foundation (LCIF)  provides grant funding to support the compassionate works of Lions, empowering their...

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Helen Keller

Helen Keller is a special and inspirational person in many, many ways  One of those ways was the inspiring speech she gave at the 1925 Lions Club International Convention. Her final paragraph as the guest speaker is as follows. "The opportunity I bring you Lions is...

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Cataract Treatment Progress

Cataract Treatment Progress

At the moment cataracts is the leading cause of blindness, and can only be removed through surgery.  The surgical procedure, while simple and safe, is unpleasant for the patient and often prohibitively expensive. According to the Fred Hollows Foundation, approximately...

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