Pema Sherpa ’19: Geneseo’s Ambassador Provided Eye Care to Children in Nepal

As the Eddie Lee ’76 First Generation Ambassador, Pema Sherpa ’19 spent the fall semester in her native Nepal, shadowing pediatric doctors to learn about medicine and the challenges of providing health care in underserved areas.

She was inspired to help while there. She collaborated with the doctors to provide no-cost eye exams to more than 700 children and prescription eyeglasses to 80 students who needed them.

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