Nalayini Thangarajah Please see my JustGiving page: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/nalavao

I am really looking forward to my first project with Vision Aid Overseas in February 2018, where I will be joining a team of eye care professionals to help train and support optometry students and university staff in Hawassa, Ethiopia.

For many of us, eye sight is a precious part of life and unfortunately in vast areas of Ethiopia, access to quality and affordable eye care services is scarce. Ethiopia has one of the lowest patient to optometrist ratios, with fewer than three qualified optometrists per million!

Our mission is to build sustainable eye care services, which can be achieved with having skilled staff to do the job. With our training and mentoring, we will see the graduates go on to provide local access to eye tests and glasses to 1.2 million people over the next 20 years.

Donations from fundraising are vital for this trip to be possible and for Vision Aid Overseas to continue its great work! Thank you for taking your time to visit this page. Nalayini Thangarajah