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
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!
I am running the London Marathon next year and have been involved with Vision Aid Overseas for over 20 years and completed more than 15 projects, teaching, training and providing spectacles.
To help fight poverty by transforming access to eye care and glasses in Africa
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."