Aravind Eye Foundation

Medical Eye Care
New York, NY, USA
Project Title: Lions Aravind Institute of Community Ophthalmology (LAICO): Building Sustainable Eye Care Capacity in South Asia Website:

About the Grantee

The Aravind Eye Foundation, formerly the Friends of Aravind, was founded in 2000 to support the Aravind Eye Care System in its mission to eliminate needless blindness and spread Aravind’s sustainable model of high-quality, patient-centric healthcare throughout the world.

Purpose of the Grant

To support the Lions Aravind Institute of Community Ophthalmology (LAICO) in helping 25 eye hospitals on the Indian sub-continent sharply increase the volume, affordability, quality, and sustainability of their surgical and other eye care services.




48 months

Grant Regions

International, South Asia