Case studies

Teddy Kyaba

Clothes designer is able to go back to work

Teddy Kyaba can now support his family

Mapepala Musonda

Reading without difficulty

Self-employed Carpenter able to go back to work

Milimo Alphonsus

Working more efficiently

Head teacher at Young Peace Maker School, Ndola, Zambia receives new spectacles!

Adams Mambwe

11 years old- Zambia

A primary school student receives his first pair of reading glasses.

Wubit Habtie

Seeing the classroom

A primary school teacher receives treatment from Vision Aid Overseas

Yisimash Digis

28 years old - Ethiopia

A Volunteer Clinical Nurse can continue to care for her patients and save lives

Worku Ayehu


A nurse's work is improved with the provision of a pair of spectacles

Tsegaw Zegeye

48 years old - Ethiopia

An elementary school teacher is able to read again thanks to Vision Aid Overseas.

Sitotaw Tekeba

20 years old - Ethiopia

A student in Ethiopia who has difficulty seeing the board is given an eye test and a pair of spectacles.

Melkie Debeke


A Merchant from Ethiopia receives his first pair of spectacles

Lackson Phiri

57 years old - Zambia

Farmer receives treatment from team of Professional Volunteers in Zambia

Angel Phiri

17 months old - Zambia

17 month old Angel receives treatment at Vision Centre

Charles Chisulo

44 years old - Zambia

44 year old Charles can continue to work and support his family thanks to Vision Aid Overseas

Manase Sikana

48 years old - Zambia

48 year old Chef from Ndola in Zambia receives spectacles for the first time

The Malilwe Family

51 years old - Zambia

How we helped a Mother and her daughter in the Livingstone region of Zambia

Joseph Matome

43 years old- Zambia

How VAO helped a geography teacher reach his potential.

Charles Amafumba

44 years old - Zambia

Mapping the future of Zambia. How can you build accurate roads when you can't see properly?

Pascar Siambweda- Zambia

17 years old - Zambia

Pascar Siambweda, a 17-year old student from Mukuni Village, Livingstone region of Zambia, loves to sing.


50 years old- Burkina Faso

A tailor was losing business because of his poor eyesight until he was seen by a Vision Aid Overseas team.

Golmauuh Dost

7 years old- Ethiopia

This charming little girl was so short sighted that she couldn't even count fingers three metres away from her.

Steven Nyangu

7 years old- Zambia

Orphaned Steven was falling behind at school before he was seen by Vision Aid Overseas volunteers who could restore his sight.

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