About volunteering

If you are an Optometrist or Dispensing Optician, your skills can change lives! Find out more...Read more

Adams' Story

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

Adopt a school with Essilor resources

Through the Adopt a School initiative, Essilor will be ensuring that each and every child at adopted schools will receive an eye test and if needed, a pair of glasses to correct their vision.Read more

Become a friend

Become a Friend of Vision Aid Overseas from as little as Β£2 per month.Read more

Billal's Story

Primary school student receives eye care and glasses in Ethiopia.Read more

Burkina Faso

With only 2 qualified Optometrists for a population of 18.5 million, Burkina Faso has one of the lowest Optometrist-to-patient ratios in the world.Read more

Bursaries

A number of bursaries are available from our partners for optical professionals who want to volunteer with Vision Aid Overseas.Read more

Campaigns and Appeals

See our latest campaigns and appeals and how you could help us change lives through the gift of vision.Read more

Catherine's Story

Young school pupil can now see the blackboard properly and fulfill her potentialRead more

Child Eye Health

Did you know that, 80% of what a child learns is processed through the visual system? Yet, 12 million children worldwide struggle to learn simply because they need glasses.Read more