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Global Impact Corps: A Comprehensive and Unrivaled Global Health Experience

Unite For Sight's Global Impact Corps is an immersive global health experience for students and for professionals.  All volunteers participating in Unite For Sight's international programs are Global Impact Fellows. 

What do students, public health professionals, educators, and others do?  Global Impact Fellows support and learn from the partner clinics' talented medical professionals who are social entrepreneurs addressing complex global health issues. Through hands-on, structured training, Global Impact Fellows gain a comprehensive understanding about best practices in global health and social entrepreneurship.  Global Impact Fellows gain skills and are nurtured to become new leaders in global health, and they receive a Certificate in Global Health & Program Delivery.  

Global Impact Fellows participate daily with local doctors to eliminate patient barriers to care and to facilitate comprehensive year-round eye care for patients living in extreme poverty.  They assist with patient education, visual acuity screening, patient intake, distributing the glasses and medication prescribed by the local eye doctors, and other important support tasks.  They also have the opportunity to observe the surgeries provided by the local doctors. Additionally, Global Impact Fellows may participate in the Global Impact Lab, an optional program for those interested in pursuing global health research. For example, current Global Impact Fellows are pursuing research studies about medication management, the use of visual resources for patient education, traditional medicine practices, and patient barriers to care.

What do Global Impact Fellows say? "Unite For Sights voluntary program is not one that glosses over the veracity and urgency of global health and gives volunteers a false idea of how working in developing countries is like. It is not a program for students who simply look to enjoy the company of cute little kids while earning an outstanding recommendation on their resume. Unite For Sights international voluntary program is one that allows passionate young adults to see the reality of international development, and to open their minds to the possibility of serving the underprivileged while providing them the opportunity to support quality eye care in areas that need their contributions," Sueyan Yuen, Global Impact Fellow.  See more volunteer accounts at

Locations of Year-Round Eye Care Delivery:
(volunteer for 7 days, 15 days, 20 days, 4 weeks, 6 weeks, 8 weeks, 10 weeks, or more)

  • Accra and Kumasi Regions, Ghana
  • Northern and Ashanti Regions, Ghana
  • Tegucigalpa, Honduras
  • Patna, India
  • Dhenkanal, India

Complete details online at