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September 2016

Rajeshwar Lal Bursary Winner- Krishna Raghvani

Posted: 21 September 2016

Optometrist Krishna goes on her first ever Vision Aid Overseas assignment to Ethiopia. …More

Irvine Aitchison Memorial Fund student Bursary Winners

Posted: 21 September 2016

Optometry students Usmaan Saleem and Amy Gumbrell spend two weeks in Ethiopia with Qualified Optometrists delivering life transforming eye care. …More

August 2016

Essilor UK sponsors Cycling for Sight 2016

Posted: 18 August 2016

Essilor UK have once again agreed to sponsor this year’s Cycling for Sight event which is now hosted by Vision Aid Overseas (Incorporating Optometry Giving Sight UK). …More

Update from the Executive Director

Posted: 12 August 2016

Lots going on at Vision Aid Overseas, here is an update of what we have been up to. …More

July 2016

Vision Aid Overseas partners with Pala Sunglasses

Posted: 22 July 2016

Vision Aid Overseas has agreed a partnership with Pala Sunglasses to raise vital funds for our overseas work.
PALA Sunglasses have agreed to fund a brand new Vision Centre at Chinsali in Muchin …More

Support World Sight Day 2016

Posted: 1 July 2016

Vision Aid Overseas is calling on opticians, practices, companies, groups and individuals across the UK to support our World Sight Day Challenge campaign 2016. …More

May 2016

Vision Aid Overseas partners with Our Children's Vision campaign

Posted: 25 May 2016

Vision Aid Overseas is proud to be a part of the Our Children’s Vision Campaign which was launched in April at the Australian Consulate in New York. …More

Vision Aid Overseas and Optometry Giving Sight Partnership Announced

Posted: 13 May 2016

Vision Aid Overseas and Optometry Giving Sight are delighted to announce that the two charities have entered into a formal agreement. …More

Vision Aid Overseas hosts second Optometry conference in Lusaka, Zambia

Posted: 12 May 2016

Building on the success of last years’ event, Vision Aid Overseas hosted their second Optometry conference in the capital city of Zambia, Lusaka on 21st - 23rd March 2016. …More

Vision Aid Overseas partners with Bambooka- Eyewear Africa

Posted: 9 May 2016

Vision Aid Overseas signed a partnership with Bambooka- Eyewear Africa at the beginning of April to raise vital funds for our overseas work. …More

April 2016

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

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