South Asia and South East Asia

HelpAge Canada sponsors individuals in India and Sri Lanka. Organized by Help Age India, our eye clinics have provided cataract surgeries to over 3,000 older persons.

India: 5.6% of the population is over 65 years old which accounts for 63 million people. The life expectancy is 67 years.
Sri Lanka: 8.1% of the population is over 65 years old which accounts for 1.6 million people. The life expectancy is 75 years.