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PROJECTS

Your donations will allow us to help fund eye care projects that seek to ensure long term results in three ways.

These projects aim to:

By raising money though optometrists, optical companies and people who value good vision we have been able to disburse over US$22 million in 97 sustainable eye care projects in 39 countries since 2007.

These countries include:

Afghanistan; Argentina; Australia; Bangladesh; Cameroon; Cambodia; China; Colombia; East Timor; El Salvador; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Ghana; Haiti; India; Australia; Indonesia; Kenya; Malawi; Mali, Mexico, Moldova, Mozambique, Nepal; Nicaragua; Peru; Papua New Guinea; Singapore; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Sumba; Tanzania; Thailand; Uganda; United Kingdom; United States; Vietnam; Zambia. 

In 2016 Optometry Giving Sight is funding 43 projects in 26 countries.

These projects have transformed the lives of tens of thousands of individuals, provided vital support to community education and advocacy activities to raise awareness of the importance of eye health and promoted the role of the Optometrist as primary eye care provider.

These projects have also helped to:

  • provide basic eye care services to over 7.6 million people
  • train more than 14,000 eye care personnel and
  • support the establishment of 133 vision centres.

Please read on to learn why we believe in projects that aim to TRAIN, ESTABLISH and DELIVER.

You can view a list of our New and Current projectsas well as our Completed projects.

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