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April 2016

Vision Aid Overseas partners with Our Children's Vision campaign

Posted: 26 April 2016

Vision Aid Overseas will help screen the vision of 50 million children worldwide by 2020 through Our Children's Vision global campaign. …More

Vision Aid Overseas celebrates conclusion of three-year programme in Botswana

Posted: 21 April 2016

After three successful years working in landlocked Botswana in Partnership with Addenbrooke's Abroad, Cambridge as part of the 'Seeing is Believing' programme, Vision Aid Overseas is celebrating the c …More

Vision Aid Overseas celebrates conclusion of three-year programme in Botswana

Posted: 18 April 2016

After three successful years working in landlocked Botswana in Partnership with Addenbrooke's Abroad, Cambridge as part of the 'Seeing is believing' Programme . Vision Aid Overseas has concluded the p …More

Twiggy makes appeal on behalf of Vision Aid Overseas on BBC Radio 4

Posted: 12 April 2016

On Sunday 10th April, an appeal was made on BBC Radio 4 by UK fashion icon and super model Twiggy to ask for funds for Vision Aid Overseas’ international development work. …More

March 2016

Volunteers earn CET points on overseas assignment with Vision Aid Overseas

Posted: 9 March 2016

In February a group of Professional Volunteers earned CET points whilst on an overseas assignment in Zambia. …More

Vision Aid Overseas to exhibit at Optrafair

Posted: 8 March 2016

Vision Aid Overseas will once again be attending Optrafair, the UK's leading optical exhibition, on Saturday 9th - Monday 11th April. …More

January 2016

Vision Aid Overseas' Burkina Faso Appeal

Posted: 27 January 2016

Thank you to everyone who supported Vision Aid Overseas’ Christmas Appeal for Burkina Faso. …More

Vision Aid Overseas looks back at its 30th Anniversary year

Posted: 21 January 2016

In 2015, Vision Aid Overseas celebrated 30 years since its first team of Professional Volunteers, led by Honorary Vice President Brian Ellis, flew out to Tanzania to provide essential eye care in some …More

December 2015

Vision Aid Overseas holds Programme Workshops

Posted: 11 December 2015

The Country Director’s for Vision Aid Overseas met this week for a 3-day programme workshop at the Vision Aid Overseas offices in West Sussex. …More

November 2015

Vision Aid Overseas team completes Great Ethiopian Run

Posted: 26 November 2015

On Sunday 22nd November, 38 runners completed a 10k run through Addis Ababa, the highest city in Africa, all to raise funds for Vision Aid Overseas. …More

Irvine Aitchison Memorial Fund Bursary Winner - Jeavonpreet Sanghera

Posted: 20 November 2015

An Optometry Student at Anglia Ruskin spent 2 weeks of her summer break in Zambia with Vision Aid Overseas. …More

Vision Aid Overseas prepares to send Professional Volunteers back to Sierra Leone as the country is declared Ebola-free

Posted: 12 November 2015

On Saturday 7th November, Sierra Leone was officially declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organisation after 42 days had passed with no new cases reported following the outbreak that began in May …More

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