Testing for Reading Glasses
We had the opportunity to offer eye exams for adults who had difficulty reading. Maynor, Vilma and Ken set up their office in one of the classrooms. We had the opportunity to examine 37 people, and 30 walked away with a pair of glasses. One 70 year old woman could barely read the second line on the eye chart. We were able to give her a pair of glasses, and she read the bottom line perfectly. With tears in her eyes, she thanked us and said she was going home to bring out her sewing.
Community Background Questionnaire
Karen Livingston developed a questionnaire for use in the villages to help us all better understand the environment. While eye testing was underway, Juan Jose, the village leader, was keeping the children occupied. June interviewed him and they had a lot of laughs learning about the background of the village.
P.S. For those of you who have been to Teo the ride up and down is as thrilling as ever! Ken and June