Govindappa Venkataswamy, fondly known as Dr. V, was an Indian ophthalmologist who dreamed of a world without needless blindness. He dedicated his whole life to eliminating needless blindness in India and eventually the world. He is the founder and former chairman of Aravind Eye Hospitals.
Aravind is a story of hope, purpose, and empathy. But beyond everything else, it’s a story of fighting for someone’s dignity and standing up for someone who cannot themselves.
Here’s a link to learn more about this great man and institution, where nearly the impossible is achieved every day: https://youtu.be/MA5Dzlf7JEE