Towards A Common Vision

Vision Aid Overseas supports the plea for glasses in the CommonwealthRead more

Why No-One Should Be Left Behind

The simple reality is that, as the world population grows and ages, we cannot afford to leave anyone behind when it comes to the provision of eye-care services.Read more

Swarovski donates eyewear frames to Vision Aid Overseas’ programme in Ghana

The Austrian crystal manufacturer has donated 100 frames to be used by outreach clinics in rural communities in Ghana.Read more

Vision Matters on World Health Day

This World Health Day - April 7th 2018 - Vision Aid Overseas is supporting quality Eye Health for All through our three-step call-to-action.Read more

Restoring Sight in Zambia

A Zambian Optometrist is restoring sight day by day in the Chinsali District.Read more

Vision Aid Overseas hosts a call to action event at the House of Commons, London

The event, which was attended by over 100 delegates, was calling on all governments, development partners and stakeholders in all countries to take meaningful action to support Universal Eye Health coverage by 2020.Read more

Optometry students spend two weeks volunteering in Zambia

The 2017 winners of the Irvine Aitchison Memorial Fund (IAMF) bursary spent two weeks alongside qualified Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians to deliver eye care services in the Kafue district, Zambia.Read more

Volunteers provide over 800 eye tests across two weeks in Ethiopia

In October 2017, a group of Vision Aid Overseas volunteers delivered eye screening to more than 800 children and adults in Nekemte, Ethiopia.Read more

A World Sight Day march in Zambia

On World Sight Day, Thursday 12th October, the Vision Aid Overseas’ Zambia team marched in the streets of Lusaka with other eye care NGOs to bring attention to eye health issues.Read more

Specsavers team tackle Africa’s highest City in the Great Ethiopian Run

The team from across the UK have so far raised over £58,000 to support Vision Aid Overseas’ eye care programmes across Africa.Read more

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