Vision Aid Overseas announces new CEO

Vision Aid Overseas are delighted to announce that Nicola Chevis will become the charity’ s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from 1st March 2017.Read more

Rest in Peace Bosco Ringtho

We are sorry to announce that Bosco Ringtho who drove for many Vision Aid Overseas assignments in Uganda over the last twenty years has died after a very short illness.Read more

Opticians teams up with local schools to support World Sight Day

Lunettes Opticians in Sleaford teamed up with nine local schools in Lincolnshire in the fight against poverty to support the Vision Aid Overseas’ World Sight Day Challenge.Read more

A Christmas Appeal for Sierra Leone

The 2016 Vision Aid Overseas Christmas Appeal aims to raise £13, 635 to re-equip one of its busiest Vision Centre in Sierra Leone serving up to 1.2 million people.Read more

Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone & Zambia sign Commitment to Universal Eye Health.

Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone & Zambia sign Commitment to Universal Eye Health at the IAPB 10th General Assembly.Read more

Update from Ethiopia

Vision Aid Overseas is currently monitoring the events in EthiopiaRead more

Irvine Aitchison Memorial Fund student Bursary Winners

Optometry Students Usmaan Saleem and Amy Gumbrell spend two weeks in Ethiopia with Qualified Optometrists delivering life transforming eye care.Read more

Rajeshwar Lal Bursary Winner- Krishna Raghvani

Optometrist Krishna goes on her first ever Vision Aid Overseas assignment to Ethiopia.Read more

Essilor UK sponsors Cycling for Sight 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).Read more

Update from the Executive Director

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

Vision Aid Overseas partners with Pala Sunglasses

Vision Aid Overseas signed a partnership with Pala Sunglasses to raise vital funds for our overseas work.Read more

Support World Sight Day 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.Read more