Parán resident Lorenzo Torres walks to the town center to buy food; Torres is blind, and the walk usually takes him about two hours.

Parán resident Lorenzo Torres walks to the town center to buy food; Torres is blind, and the walk usually takes him about two hours.

Credit:

Daniel Silva Yoshisato

Lorenzo Torres and his niece Felida at his house in Parán. Many women in this community are carriers of a disease called retinitis pigmentosa, which is typically transmitted from mother to son.

Lorenzo Torres and his niece Felida at his house in Parán. Many women in this community are carriers of a disease called retinitis pigmentosa, which is typically transmitted from mother to son.

Credit:

Daniel Silva Yoshisato

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