almost two decades, Proyecto Vision has brought medical professionals from
Spain to combat trachoma, a disease that causes up to half all blindness in
come from Catalonia, Spain, to serve in the St. Louise
eye clinic in Mekelle and built a 5-million birr hospital in Quiha, 10
kilometers north east of Mekelle.
after 18 years, fund-raising has become a problem, one of the volunteers told
main obstacle is money," said Dr. Alexandra Arango.
"If we don't have donations, it is hard for us to keep on the work that we are
doing here. We need money to pay for the transportation of patients and other
clinic expenses," she added.
The doctors work for