Mobile Eye Hospital

Our Mobile Eye Hospital has restarted its regular activities in the regions of Armenia following four long months of COVID-19 related restrictions. All necessary precautions are in place to protect both doctors and patients while we provide much-needed eye care services to Armenia’s population.

Dear Friends, As we watch the COVID-19 pandemic continue to sweep around the globe, we are reminded daily that this is a time of incredible complexity for everyone. The wide breadth of the COVID-19 impact includes devastating secondary effects on the lives of many families, especially in developing countries. Many governments worldwide are struggling to […]

AECP Board Members

As we look to nearly 30 years of service in Armenia, the AECP is pleased to welcome our four newest board members to our Board of Directors who will help facilitate our success for years to come.

Big hearts come in small packages! Last year, seven-year-old Ziva Bodenschatz received a school assignment: find a way to improve her community and write an official letter to a local agency. She decided that she would like to help people –especially children – see.


With recent developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has undoubtedly been a trying time for nearly everyone around the world. As always, the health and safety of our community comes first and we are taking the appropriate measures to protect the well-being of our beneficiaries, staff and friends.

Vahan Papoyan

We have begun 2020 with some great news to mark the extra-special year for our organization: the first ophthalmologist from our Next Generation Fellowship Program, Dr. Vahan Papoyan, has arrived in the U.S. from Armenia and is currently completing his medical fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.

2019 AECP Gala

Amidst flowing cocktails, a five-course dinner and elegant décor, hundreds of donors and friends of the Armenian EyeCare Project gathered at the beautiful Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach to support and celebrate the organization on another momentous year.

The Armenian EyeCare Project organized a range of engaging events for World Sight Day this year to raise public awareness about vision problems and steps that should be taken to avoid preventable blindness.

school screening program

Working with Children’s Hospital L.A., we have launched a large-scale School Screening Program, which uses innovative technology to screen children in schools across Armenia in hopes of detecting common eye diseases found in these children early on and possibly preventing them in the future.

Earlier this year, we shared the story of how one donor was able to adopt two villages in Armenia by selling her embroidery work to friends and family online. We are happy to announce that thanks to this sponsorship, over 500 residents in Khndzoresk and Karashen have been able to get their eyes screened and will receive advanced treatment if needed.

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