Vision Foundation of India


It was in 1993 that Dr. Kulin Kothari, driven by a near obsession of making India blind free, established Vision Foundation of India (VFI). An esteemed ophthalmologist, he started the organisation to eradicate curable blindness. Ever since, VFI has been enabling the treatment of destitute from all parts of India.

Vision Foundation of India empowers these people by giving them eye care free of cost, through state of the art infrastructure and instruments. It believes that a lack of money should never be the reason to have poor or no vision.

VFI provides free eye checkups and surgeries for the downtrodden of the society. The quality of eye care and medical technology is still beyond the reach of most afflicted people in the country. The foundation therefore helps by giving them quality eye care free of cost, through advanced infrastructure and equipment.

VFI has steadily increased its reach to the rural parts of India. The Foundation has operated lakhs of patients and conducted free eye camps in both rural and urban parts of India. Dr. Kulin Kothari firmly believes, lack of money should never be the reason to have poor eyesight.

Our Vision

Our Vision

To be the leading force in the fight against preventable blindness in India.

Our Mission

Our Vision

To reach out to deserving and needy individuals suffering from curable eye ailments and to provide quality, timely and affordable treatment.



  • To prevent the occurence of blindness in our country to the extent possible.
  • To treat all kinds of curable blindness.
  • To establish a network of associate eye hospitals, NGO’s, experts, advisors and volunteers located strategically in various parts of India.
  • Rehabilitate visually handicapped persons in situations when permanent blindness cannot be cured.

Our Philosophy

  • We believe that every human being has the right to sight.
  • We perceive our work on the basis of equality and mutual respect.
  • We work in the spirit of collaboration with local individuals, NGOs, and social non-profit organizations
  • We are accountable for our action, honest and transparent in our communication with our supporting foundations, individuals, donors and well wishers.
  • We are open minded, creative and thrive for constant improvement.