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

Vision Aid Overseas signs partnership with vintage eye wear brand Retrospecced

New vintage eye wear brand, Retrospecced signs partnership with Vision Aid Overseas to help bring affordable eye care services and glasses to people in Africa.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

Membership Subscription Increase

Vision Aid Overseas membership subscription will increase by £1 per month from 1st April 2017Read more

Over 184, 000 people receive life changing eye care in Ethiopia

The Vision Aid Overseas’ DFID & Essilor funded programme in Ethiopia brings life changing eye care to over 184,000 people across five districts in southern EthiopiaRead more