South Asia and South East Asia

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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.