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Vision mission: Madison nonprofit brings door-to-door eye exams to rural India

Noted: Combat Blindness International was founded in 1984 by Rajpal’s father, Suresh Chandra, an ophthalmologist and University of Wisconsin-Madison professor emeritus. Before founding the organization, Chandra traveled the developing world — including his home country of India — performing complex, technologically advanced retinal surgeries and training other doctors to do the same.