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Krish Now Has a Future—Thanks to You

7-year-old Krish began going blind the moment he was born. Cataracts destined him to a life of darkness and poverty in Nepal. Because of you, Krish’s family received help. Read More »

Vision for Zambia raises over £1.7 million for childhood blindness

Thanks to our supporters we raised over £850,000. And, as all donations are doubled by the UK government the full amount is actually £1.7 million – our most successful appeal ever! As a result, we will be able to screen and treat over 105,000 children struggling with preventable vision loss in the country.  Read More »

Win a pair of Tom Davies specs – glasses designer to the stars

Tom Davies, renowned glasses designer, is supporting our Vision for Zambia appeal through his spectacle design competition, DADA - and you can win a pair of his frames! Read More »

Six figure cash injection strengthens Eye Healthcare in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa is one step closer to eliminating avoidable vision loss in children living in the province. Orbis Africa received R1million plus from the Japanese Embassy to South Africa to purchase specialised eye health equipment.  Read More »

The latest issue of the Orbis India E-Newsletter is out

Orbis India publishes a quarterly e-newsletter. It spotlights activities and events, latest news from partner institutions, upcoming events and inspiring stories from the field. We welcome you to browse, read and share this!  Read More »

2016 Orbis Blindfold Lunch

2016 will again see us organize a fifth annual Blindfold Lunch campaign. The ultimate aim is to encourage local schoolkids to cherish their sight by experiencing first hand a small taste of the difficulties blind people face every day! Read More »

Birds of a Feather writers ask for your help to save a child’s sight for free

Comedy writing legends, Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, highlight the importance of working together to tackle avoidable blindness.  Read More »

The Tech Effect

Orbis compliments it's on the ground work with the latest innovations in eye health technology. Read More »

Our staff in Zambia

After five years of working with Orbis Dr Chileshe Mboni is very much in demand. Here he tells us what life is like as the only paediatric ophthalmologist in Zambia. Read More »

Meet Larry Benjamin

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon Larry Benjamin is a Trustee of Orbis and a member of our medical volunteer faculty. He tells us about the skills and knowledge doctors can bring both in the field and to the UK Board. Read More »

Orbis Creative Eye-Care Campaign 2016 – “Sight Saving Little Monkey” Coin Box

From March to April this year, we are organizing our seventh Creative Eye-Care Campaign – “Sight Saving Little Monkey” Coin Box. We now cordially invite all kindergarten students to participate in this meaningful activity.  Read More »

2016 Orbis Raffle Sales - Share the festive joy with love!

By supporting our 2016 Orbis Raffle sales, every HK$10 ticket you buy will not only help spread good wishes and good fortune to everyone you know. Your generosity will also support our sight-saving work and give you the opportunity of winning fantastic prizes! Read More »

Orbis 3D Christmas Bazaar

December 12, 2015 saw us host our first-ever 3D Christmas Bazaar. Held in a suitably joyful atmosphere, the event succeeded in attracting numerous supporters to come along and purchase rare, out-of-print Orbis products and other collectibles. Read More »

Orbis Red Pocket Charity Sale 2016

Make Chinese New Year 2016 even more meaningful by supporting our annual Red Pocket Charity Sale! Read More »

A life-transforming trip to Africa spreads light and hope!

This November, 21 “Orbis Running Man” team members including leading local stage actor, Joey Leung, and blind athlete, Inti Fu, visited Addis Ababa in Ethiopia to tackle 2015’s Great Ethiopian Run. Despite facing unbelievably thin air and hostile weather conditions, the Orbis team successfully ran all 10 kms at over 2,000 meters above sea level.  Read More »

Orbis Walk for Sight 2016 - Put your best feet forwards for the dream of sight!

The 17th annual Orbis Walk for Sight will be held on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at Tai Tam Country Park. We would be delighted if you and your beloved ones would once again grace us with your presence at this meaningful event.  Read More »

Orbis celebrates life-changing work of its British volunteers ahead of International Volunteers Day

We have today launched a broadcast appeal ahead of International Volunteers Day (Saturday 5th December) to celebrate the life changing work our volunteers’ undertake every year. Read More »

Hong Kong Office is relocating!

Orbis Hong Kong will move to a brand new officewith effect from 22 Dec 2015 onwards.  Read More »

Strictly for Sight 2015

On 17 October 2015 Orbis Ireland hosted a Strictly Come Dancing event at Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel in Killiney. Twenty eight brave, amateur dancers took to the stage... Read More »

Orbis celebrates 500mth dose of Zithromax given in the fight against blinding trachoma

16th November 2015 – Charities including Orbis, government departments and pharmaceutical company Pfizer, are today coming together to mark the 500mmth dose of Zithromax distributed to tackle the blinding eye infection, trachoma. Celebrations are taking place in Woliso, Ethiopia, to mark this amazing milestone. Read More »

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