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January 2015

Vision Aid Overseas Celebrates 30 Years of Providing Life Changing Eye Care Services

Posted: 22 January 2015

This year we are aiming to raise £150,000 of donations to help an additional 30,000 people in developing countries gain access to life changing eye care services. …More

Kenema Vision Centre re-opens following Ebola closure

Posted: 7 January 2015

We are pleased to report that the Kenema Vision Centre in Sierra Leone re-opened on Monday 8th December 2014 following a closure of six-months due to the Ebola virus outbreak. …More

November 2014

Awards for the Zambia programme team

Posted: 18 November 2014

Two of our programme officers were recently recognised with a Vision Aid Overseas Trustees Award …More

New vehicle for VAO's Zambia team

Posted: 11 November 2014

A new vehicle for the Zambia team will make it easier for volunteers to reach remote areas …More

October 2014

Zambia’s President Michael Sata dies aged 77

Posted: 29 October 2014

Zambia’s President, Michael Sata, has died in office at the age of 77 …More

UK Optometry Students Transform Lives in Zambia

Posted: 24 October 2014

Last month, three UK optometry students successfully completed a sought-after placement in Zambia with Vision Aid Overseas …More

Volunteer Insight: Margaret Lawrence

Posted: 9 October 2014

Margaret has made a huge impact on our programme in Ethiopia during her work with Vision Aid Overseas. …More

Vision Aid Overseas Celebrates Outstanding Contributions from Members and Volunteers

Posted: 8 October 2014

Vision Aid Overseas held its AGM Dinner and Trustees Awards Ceremony on 4 October 2014. …More

Vision Aid Overseas opens brand new Vision Centre in Ndola, Zambia

Posted: 7 October 2014

Vision Aid Overseas opens its ninth Vision Centre in Zambia …More

Take part in the London Marathon whilst raising money for Vision Aid Overseas!

Posted: 3 October 2014

We have places available in next year’s Virgin Money London Marathon, which takes place on April 26 2015. …More

August 2014

Working in Partnership to Transform Lives: Vision Aid Overseas and Specsavers Sign Up to New Three Year Alliance

Posted: 13 August 2014

Vision Aid Overseas and Specsavers have extended their successful partnership …More

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