A story of freedom — from complete blindness to independence | #2030InSight

Jungalee photographed at the microsurgical camp in Nijgad
Jungalee with his wife, Kaliya and grandson in their home
Jungalee being screened for cataract blindess
Jungalee and his wife, Kaliya leaving for the Tej Kohli and Ruit outreach camp in Nijgad
Jungalee undergoing cataract surgery
Jungalee having his patches removed after surgery
Jungalee, with his wife Kaylia, holding his grandson after seeing him for the first time

A story of freedom — from complete blindness to independence | #2030InSight

Jungalee Majhi spent his entire adult life farming the land of his landlord. While on special occasions he would be paid in cash, most of the time he would return home with a bag full of grains. With the infrequent cash payments, there was nothing for him to save causing him and his family to spend their days in poverty, in a hut they had built on unclaimed land.

Jungalee photographed at the microsurgical camp in Nijgad
Jungalee with his wife, Kaliya and grandson in their home
Jungalee being screened for cataract blindess
Jungalee and his wife, Kaliya leaving for the Tej Kohli and Ruit outreach camp in Nijgad
Jungalee undergoing cataract surgery
Jungalee having his patches removed after surgery
Jungalee, with his wife Kaylia, holding his grandson after seeing him for the first time

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Tej Kohli & Ruit Foundation

Tej Kohli & Ruit Foundation

The Tej Kohli & Ruit Foundation is advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goal to end poverty everywhere by making grassroots interventions to cure blindness.