Save the date and double your donations to help Sierra Leone

Between the 28th November and 5th December, every £5 you give will turn into £10 through the 2017 Big Give Christmas Challenge.Read more

Connaught Vision Centre receives your Christmas gift

Thanks to our generous supporters, our 2016 Christmas Appeal raised an incredible £25 000 which enabled us to fulfil our promise to Connaught Vision Centre in Sierra Leone.Read more

Specsavers’ global team releases charity single to support Vision Aid Overseas

The single called ‘so much more’ is available to download on iTunes for 99 pence with every 55 pence going to Vision Aid Overseas and Sightsavers.Read more

Topcon’s gift to Vision Aid Overseas

Topcon donates £7,000 to support Vision Aid Overseas’ work across Africa.Read more

Looking to the future- Ghana

Vision Aid Overseas plans to expand its programme in Ghana to increase access to affordable eye care services in rural and isolated areas.Read more

Annual General Meeting 2017

Vision Aid Overseas hosts another successful Annual General MeetingRead more

Thinking about the long term

Vision Aid Overseas speak to Optometry Today about its evolution from an ‘aid’ charity into an organisation that is focused on the long-term development of sustainable eye care.Read more

Vision Aid Overseas launches urgent Appeal for Ethiopia

Vision Aid Overseas has launched an urgent Appeal to help train and support 20 final year optometry students at Hawassa University College of Health and Medical Sciences in Ethiopia.Read more

Training university students in Ghana

Vision Aid Overseas’ partnership with Optometry Giving Sight UK provides practical training to 70 university students in Ghana.Read more

Optometry practice pledges 1% of weekly sales to Vision Aid Overseas

So far, the practice has raised nearly £1,500, that’s enough to provide eye tests and glasses for up to 300 people!Read more

Specsavers helps to screen more than 115,000 patients across Zambia in 3 years

A Specsavers-funded programme in Zambia has helped Vision Aid Overseas screen more than 115,000 patients in rural clinics.Read more