27,963 CURED
206,261 SCREENED

The Tej Kohli & Ruit Foundation was founded by Dr Sanduk Ruit and Mr Tej Kohli to create a lasting legacy of social and economic change by curing untreated cataract blindness at scale in the developing world as a primary catalyst to combat extreme poverty.

The Tej Kohli & Ruit Foundation is wholly aligned with the #2030InSight mission to make vision a fundamental economic, social and development issue as part of the #1 United Nations Sustainable Development Goal target to eradicate extreme poverty.

Our latest Collaboration

Over the next few days, our teams will be hard at work curing those suffering from needless cataract blindness in Bajhang with Sahana Bajracharya and her team. Sahana is a popular Nepalese storyteller, TV host and activist. 

Keep and eye out on the Tej Kohli & Ruit Foundation social media channels to keep up to date with their journey. 

Sahana Bajracharya

Creating A Legacy Of Social And Economic Change

Dr. Sanduk Ruit and Mr Tej Kohli are united in their mission to create a lasting legacy of social and economic change in poor and underserved communities by screening 1,000,000 people and curing up to 500,000 of needless cataract blindness.

A Podcast From The Tej Kohli & Ruit Foundation

Too See Or Not To See is a podcast dedicated to sharing the stories of those taking the steps to build a better future. 

In each episode, our hosts will discuss current issues, share thoughts and ideas, and learn from industry leaders who are pioneering global improvements.

NEPAL


In Nepal, the Tej Kohli & Ruit Foundation has cured 26,717 people of needless cataract blindness.

GHANA


The Ghanaian Health Service stated that 227,920 people in the conutry were blind. We have cured 1000 people in Ghana so far.

BHUTAN


In 2022, we partnered with the Bhutanese Ministry of Health to set out to cure a combined total of 10,000 cases of cataract blindness by 2026.

ETHIOPIA


An estimated 1.8 million Ethiopians suffer needlessly from cataracts. We plan to take our mission to Ethiopia in April 2023.

NEPAL


In Nepal, the Tej Kohli & Ruit Foundation has cured 26,717 people of needless cataract blindness.

GHANA


The Ghanaian Health Service stated that 227,920 people in the conutry were blind. We have cured 1000 people in Ghana so far.

BHUTAN


In 2022, we partnered with the Bhutanese Ministry of Health to set out to cure a combined total of 10,000 cases of cataract blindness by 2026.

ETHIOPIA


An estimated 1.8 million Ethiopians suffer needlessly from cataracts. We plan to take our mission to Ethiopia in April 2023.

#2030InSight

A worldwide mission to cure blindness

2030 In Sight is the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness’s strategic plan for the next decade. A call to action to embed vision as a fundamental, economic, social and development issue, all of which are fundamental to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

We are curing blindness and leaving a legacy of community eye hospitals in the world’s poorest communities. We’re taking our microsurgical outreach camps to Nepal, India, Indonesia, Bhutan, Myanmar, Bangladesh, North Korea, Afghanistan, Rwanda, Tanzania, Lebanon and Syria.