Seeing things as though it’s the first time

Seeing things as though it’s the first time

Imagine looking around and seeing things as though it’s the first time. Seeing things clearly. Seeing definition.
Well recently, a young man from Iraq was given the chance to do just that, as we were able to do something as simple as take him to the optician to get a pair of glasses.

It took until he was 22 years old to have access to this service; only due to birth lottery that he was born in a conflict stricken country which he was then forced to leave for the safety of his life. Something out of his control meant life was centred around survival – he was not able to access a service that most of us take for granted, the ability to fix poor eye sight.

Round, small, inexpensive but meaningful and vital to this person – it was so great to see him wearing them!

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About Care4Calais

Care4Calais was founded by a group of volunteers with the sole aim of supporting the people of the Calais refugee camps, providing fresh meals, warm clothing, heating and important legal and medical support.

We are not politicians – we are people like you who simply believe that every human has the right to be treated in a fair and dignified way.

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