School Eye Health in Zambia

Vision Aid Overseas launches School Eye Health pilot programme in Kafue District, Zambia. Read more

Vision Aid Overseas hosts Social Enterprise Workshop in Ghana

Working with The Challenges Group, Vision Aid Overseas led a 2-day Social Enterprise Workshop in Accra, Ghana Read more

Grant Update: The Clothworkers’ Foundation

Thank you to The Clothworkers’ Foundation for their incredible support to Vision Aid Overseas’ programme in Sierra Leone since 2013 and for agreeing to continue this support for 3 more years. Read more

Vision Aid Overseas help establish optical workshop in Angola

Vision Aid Overseas’ Programme Officer works with A.M.E.N Angola to establish their first optical workshop. Read more

Vision Aid Overseas thanks Irvine Aitchison Memorial Fund for 20 years of support

On the 5th December 2018 interviews took place for the final round of the student bursary scheme provided by the Irvine Aitchison Memorial Fund (IAMF). The two successful Optical students will join a Vision Aid Overseas (VAO) volunteer assignment in the summer of 2019. Read more

Vision Aid Overseas’ long-standing volunteer receives MBE for his outstanding work to the charity

Congratulations to Mark Esbester who has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours on the 28th December for his incredible support to Vision Aid Overseas over the years. Read more

Vision Aid Overseas’ 2018 Christmas Appeal to Support Child Eye Care

All donations raised between the 27th November - 5th December will be doubled by Vision Aid Overseas’ pledgers Read more

Vision Aid Overseas concludes programme in Burkina Faso

After 17 successful years working in French speaking Burkina Faso to improve access to eye care services, Vision Aid Overseas celebrates the conclusion of its programme and looks back on some of the highlights. Read more

Optometry students graduate from the Chainama College of Health Sciences

After three years studying towards a diploma in Optometry, on Thursday 20th September, six optometry students graduated from the Chainama College of Health Sciences, Zambia. Read more

World Sight Day in Zambia

This year the Vision Aid Overseas’ Zambia team carried out 5 outreach projects and screened over 891 people in celebration of World Sight Day Read more

Vision Aid Overseas welcomes five new Trustees

In September 2018, Vision Aid Overseas welcomed five new Trustees to the Board, including new Chair, Professor Nora Colton. Read more

The Vision of 27 Million Children.

The Our Children's Vision Campaign reaches over 27 million children with eye tests in just two years. Read more