2021 Annual report

2021 Annual report

We are proud to present our recent annual report which highlights the accomplishments of the past year, including the activities surrounding IRIS Mundial's 20th anniversary, the obtention of a new grant, the drafting of a new project in Canada, our new brand identity,...

New IRIS Mundial division in Canada!

New IRIS Mundial division in Canada!

Considering that access to visual care is more difficult for some social classes in Canada, IRIS Mundial wishes to become more inclusive and has decided to implement new activities to improve access to visual care for people in need here in our country. The...

Getting involved in IRIS Mundial’s Board of Directors

Getting involved in IRIS Mundial’s Board of Directors

Vicky Larochelle, an IRIS Mundial volunteer for more than a decade and former administrator, wanted to share her experience on our board of directors 😊 : "Is international cooperation close to your heart? Do you want to get involved and put energy into a cause...

Limbé, Haiti: Visual care available for over 9 years!

Limbé, Haiti: Visual care available for over 9 years!

Thanks to the valuable partnership with the Centre d’Éducation et de Développement intégré – Village de l’Espoir (CEDI-VE), IRIS Mundial established in 2013 a Program of Prevention and Fight against Blindness (PPFB) within their premises in Limbé, Haiti. For almost a...

Online cooperation

Online cooperation

One thing that the last two years of the pandemic have taught us is to be flexible and innovative. The entire international cooperation sector has reorganized and reinvented itself. For the better? Let’s hope so… Cooperation at a distance is not new for IRIS Mundial....

St-Louis PPFB in video

St-Louis PPFB in video

We are pleased to present this short video that introduces you to our Prevention and Fight against Blindness (PPFB) in Saint-Louis, Senegal. This program began in January 2019 with funding from the Ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie of...

February 2022 was IRIS Mundial month

February 2022 was IRIS Mundial month

  A donation of $92,160 has been made by IRIS! February 2022 was IRIS Mundial Month in all IRIS stores across Canada. For each pair of eyeglasses sold during this special month, a donation of $10 was made to IRIS Mundial contributing to this generous amount!   We...

Jean-Pierre Tchang award 2021

Jean-Pierre Tchang award 2021

The Jean-Pierre Tchang Award was created in 2009 to highlight, annually, the exceptional contribution of one of our volunteers to the IRIS Mundial mission. For 2021, the award was given to Dr. Élaine Giasson, optometrist. The award was presented to her during the IRIS...

20 years of IRIS Mundial in video

20 years of IRIS Mundial in video

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of IRIS Mundial, which was celebrated in 2021, two videos were produced highlighting the last 20 years of the organization.The first video is an institutional video that presents IRIS Mundial, its history, its mission and the...