B.P. Eye Foundation (BPEF), established in 1991, is a Nepalese national non-governmental organization, formally registered with appropriate national authorities. It works in the area of Health, Education and Empowerment of people with disability. In its early years the Foundation focused its attention on expansion and improvement in quality of eye care services through training of Ophthalmologists and Optometrists. The Foundation established a center of excellence - B.P. Koirala Lions Center for Ophthalmic Studies at Institute of Medicine which has turned out 110 ophthalmologist (which is three Quarter of all Nepali ophthalmologists) and 75 Optometrist (85% of all Nepali Optometrists) who are now key personnel manning all the eye hospitals of Nepal and have earned Nepal a reputation and niche in global eye health.