Sight for Sean

Sean Madsen is a friend of mine.  Sean is blind with about 5% of the vision most people have.  For the last few years Sean has spent much of his time, energy and money, supporting a disadvantaged 11 year old boy and his family in Paraguay.  He has even traveled to Paraguay on 2 occasions to see his sponsored child.  Sean's closest friend is his seeing eye dog Sammy.  Sammy accompanied Sean to Paraguay becoming the first seeing eye dog to visit that country and making an impact on that country's own perspective on the blind and what they can do for their own people.  Sean has done this through and with the Christian Children's Fund Canada ( Please watch the video of his travel to Paraguay posted above.  Sean lives on a disability pension with no ability to do anything but barely get by. His travel there was through his own very limited resources and a few friends support.

I would like to help Sean with an aid to help him live a more "normal" life.

I am raising funds to enable him to buy a visual aid in the form of a virtual reality headset from IrisVision (  This remarkable new device will allow Sean the miracle of reading, watching TV or even seeing friends faces for the first time.  Its a combination camera, computer and optical lens that optimizes and magnifies everything.  If you have seen virtual reality head sets you get the idea.  This link is to a visually impaired person using it:

I hope you can help.  Its really not a lot of money if we work together.  Anything raised beyond what is required to buy the system will be given to Christian Children's Fund for their work in Paraguay.

Joe Ottenhof...a friend of Sean
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Joe Ottenhof 
Uxbridge, ON

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