To save the sight and survival of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged
Founded in 1915, HKI prevents blindness and reduces malnutrition worldwide. HKI's mission is to save the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition. The organization is known for sustainability, reliability, efficiency, and the highest level of technical expertise in preventing blindness and reducing malnutrition. HKI is headquartered in New York City, and has programs in 21 countries in Africa and Asia as well as in the United States, addressing malnutrition (including vitamin A deficiency), cataract, trachoma, onchocerciasis (river blindness) and refractive error.
1. Founded in 1915, HKI prevents blindness and reduces malnutrition worldwide.
2. HKI's programs in 22 countries, including the U.S., empower local communities.
3. HKI provides scientific & technical assistance and data to governments and organizations around the world.