Our History

Grace for Impact is proud of our rich, grassroots history as it tells the story of an organization that was driven by great need and vulnerabilities of the world’s poor. Sustainable solutions to poverty is the end goal of our health, education, and capacity development initiatives.

2006

Founding of Grace for Impact

Grace for Impact was founded as a 501(c)3 non-profit international organization in the United States. Active implementation began in the areas of health and education.

2007

Introducing Dental Care

GFI introduced Dental Care and began collaborating with the Nigerian Government and Ministry of Health.

2009

International Medical Volunteers

International Medical Volunteers from the United States and the United Kingdom joined the team. Ophthalmology was introduced as a service.

2012

New Training Program

Grace For Impact began providing training to in–country volunteers and medical professionals for enhanced sustainability and local impact.

2013

Introducing Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery was introduced as a service. Partnerships were made with Christian Medical Dental Associations (CMDA).

2014

Working with partners

Catholic Charities donated $1.5 million worth of medical supplies and pharmaceuticals. GFI formed partnerships with Springtime Foundation.

2016

Expand the volunteer base

GFI Collaborated with National Youth Core to expand the volunteer base by more than double. Our CEO was recruited.

2017

Ghana added – Prioritization of Eye Health and Cataract surgery

2018

Madagascar, Kenya and Vietnam added

2019

Tanzania and Burkina Faso, Inaugural “Night for Sight Event”

2020

Grace Vision Center preparations underway in Lagos, Nigeria