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Will you help thousands of children to see clearly this Christmas? All donations raised between 27th Nov- 5th Dec will be doubled.**UPDATE: We're almost there ... all donations will be doubled until midnight, 9th Dec**
As a Friend of Vision Aid Overseas you will know that your regular donations are going to help where the need is greatest.
Every person deserves the right to clear vision. Donate today and help transform lives through the gift of clear vision.
This October we are fundraising for World Sight Day to make a difference to the 1.2 billion people worldwide can’t see properly simply because they need glasses.
Starting from only £48 per year, which is just £4 per month, you could become part of the solution to transforming access to eye care and glasses in Africa. Subscribe today to become a member.
For as little as £5, you can now receive a glasses recycling pack posted to your door step.
Please note, one recycling pack can fit a maximum of 3 pairs of glasses (100g) without cases.
Only available in the UK. Donate, Recycle and Transform lives.
Our critical work goes on day by day, but it's only through the kind gifts and hard work of our fund raisers we can continue to do this.
Fundraise to Support Schools in Ethiopia so that children living in poverty get the education and life chances they deserve through the gift of improved vision. Simply set up your page, chossing 'Support a School Fundraising' and we'll be in touch to help you reach your target!
Dont' worry if you can't commit to raising £5,000 - we can talk about this.
Support a school now
Through the Support a School initiative, Essilor will be ensuring that each and every child at adopted schools will receive an eye test and if needed, a pair of glasses to correct their vision.
Simply choose your donation amount and tick 'set up a regular payment'. You can choose to give monthly, quarterly or yearly.
If you'd like to make a one off donation to support a school, that's also welcome, thank you! But we can only supply detailed feedback from schools to donors making a regular gift.
To help fund the great work VAO do
I am fundraising for Vision Aid Overseas to help provide eyecare in Ethiopia this summer!
I'm Fiona, an optometrist working in Scotland, and in October 2019 I will be travelling to Kabwe in Zambia with Vision Aid Overseas to deliver a refraction skills course to Zambian health workers. Before I depart on my assignment, I am aiming to fundraise £1,700 to help support the work of Vision Aid Overseas. I am planning a number of different fundraising events this year, the biggest will be a 214 mile cycle from Inverness to Glasgow!Please note that the money fundraised today will not d
Everyone has a right to see
300 Million people in the developing world do not have spectacles to live an ordinary life due to poverty and lack of optical services.
I am fundraising for Vision Aid Overseas to help provide eye care in Zambia this November!
To enable people living in poverty to access affordable spectacles and eyecare.
Jonathan Hall Opticians is fundraising for Vision Aid Overseas
Assignment to Zambia 17-31 August 2019
Working for Specsavers we get to find out a lot about the exceptional work carried out by Vision Aid, that is why I am proud to be fundraising for this great Charity
I am running the Great North Run for Vision Aid Overseas
To raise funds for a worthy charity
I am running the Run Gatwick 5km for Vision Aid Overseas!
To help fight poverty by transforming access to eye care and glasses in Africa
I've been planning to sign up for an assignment for years, and finally, the time has come!
One simple and clear vision: To provide children and adults in Africa with the gift of good sight, the chance to learn, and the chance to earn.
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is more than an eyeball phenomenon. My walk is to bring awareness that Myopia is a human being condition, not just the eye, and new perceptions about eye health and wellness are available. Technology may not be the only answer. Awareness and self responsibility of the human is the real cure for the epidemic of Myopia that can lead to severe eye diseases that limit joyful and deep living.
I am going on an assignment in May 2019 for 2 weeks to teach low vision to Optical students in the north of Zambia.
"Those of you that know me personally, will know that my passion lies in optics and helping others. Nothing is more rewarding than knowing I have genuinely made a difference to my patients’ lives."