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Sri Lankan-American Has Mission for Better Vision

February 25, 2015 Healthcare consultant Ashanthi Mathai was on an assignment in Sri Lanka four years ago, when she was asked to collect used eye glasses in the U.S. for a Sri Lankan program working to …

Bethesda Woman Sees a Need and Meets It

December 23, 2014 Ashanthi Mathai has a clear vision: to provide eye care, including glasses, for those who cannot afford it. In her effort to help, the Bethesda woman began So Others May See, a nonprofit …

99X Technology takes gift of sight to Polonnaruwa

September 03, 2014 Although it’s not a statistic that leaps out at one often, given the many severe health issues that ail the human populace, shockingly, in this day and age when healthcare is available to …

Unique Vesak Spectacles Dansala

May 23, 2014 According to estimates of the Health Ministry, nearly 3 million of Sri Lanka’s adult population requires the use of spectacles. The Etisalat Vesak Spectacle Dansala was held on May 14 at the Galle …

SOMS Launches Discounted Eye Care Solution

May 2, 2014 ‘So Others May See Inc’ (SOMS) is a social venture that provides low income individuals with greater access to corrective eye care. As SOMS continues its effort to reach more people, the organisation …

Etisalat Partners SOMS to Donate Over 3000 Spectacles

June 08, 2013 Leading mobile telecommunication innovator Etisalat Lanka gave away over 3,300 spectacles at a unique Vesak dansala conducted during the season. Etisalat provided 3,342 spectacles to financially challenged Sri Lankans, who are unable to …


Bank: Commercial Bank Sri Lanka Acc.: So Others May See Inc. Acc. No.: 1108623501