The bandages are off and… Winesi can see! Watch the incredible moment when he saw his family again for the first time in more than two years. If you’re squeamish, don’t worry, there’s nothing graphic.
We’re pointed towards the top of a big hill – in the bright light we can see the silhouette of an old man moving hesitantly around the outside of a house, feeling his way with his hands.
“I was involved in a survey that found that 85 per cent of these children should never have been blind at all - that changed my life overnight.”
“I go to the most remote places, even if a car or bike can’t get there and I have to walk. I go to where the patients live, not where a vehicle can get to.”
“Everyone in this family is affected because of my blindness. There are times when my wife is away and my children can’t go to school because they have to look after me.”