Here you can donate to the Himalayan Cataract and/or Solar Tuki
projects, spreading sight, light & vision and efficient solar
powered lights to the poor people of Nepal and the Himalayas. If you
want to support our Everest climbs, please help by donating to these
causes. All proceeds will go directly to the project in Nepal, we
take no share of the donations.
The Himalayan Cataract Project strives to eradicate
preventable and curable blindness in the Himalaya through
high-quality ophthalmic care, education, and establishment of a
sustainable eye care infrastructure.
Based in Asia at the Tilganga Eye Centre in Kathmandu, Nepal, the
Project is empowering local physicians to alleviate the suffering
caused by blindness through unique programs including
skills-transfer education, cost-recovery, research, and the creation
of a world-class network of eye care facilities.
$ 10 — Protects 5 children from
Vitamin A deficiency blindness $ 20 — Restores sight to 1 individual enabling her to once
again become a productive member of the family $ 100 — Screens 50 people for eye disease preventing
debilitating complications in the future.
Please click the button below
to make secure online donation:
The Himalayan Cataract Project is an independent tax-exempt
non-profit organization, classified as a 501(c)3 by the Internal Revenue Code.
Your donation is tax-deductible.
The tax identification number for the Himalayan Cataract
Project is 03-0362926.
$ 4,525 will fund a remote cataract surgery eye camp in Nepal, Tibet,
China, Bhutan or Northern India.
$ 10,000 will train a surgical team to perform modern cataract surgery.
$ 25,000 will fund a complete project—bringing a team to Nepal for
training, buying a microscope and surigical equipment, conducting a skills
transfer cataract camp, and leaving lenses and equipment for local doctors
to handle 500 additional cases.
$ 50,000 will establish a primary eye care center, an important
innovation as they provide care to the poorest and most unreachable