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Share the gift of sight every time you crunch into an Orbis cookies!

Orbis is delighted to invite you to indulge in our delicious new Orbis hand-made cookies while bringing hope in sight to the visually impaired across the globe. Read More »

READ THE LATEST ISSUE OF THE ORBIS INDIA E-NEWSLETTER

Orbis India's quarterly e-newsletter is out. We welcome you to browse, read and share this!  Read More »

Orbis Golf Classic 2016

On Thursday 21st April 2016, Orbis hosted their inaugural Corporate Golf Classic four ball event at Powerscourt Golf Club. The day was a huge success with 22 teams taking part and over €7,000 being raised for our work in Ethiopia. Read More »

Give the priceless present to Mum and the world’s needlessly blind

To make Mother’s Day a truly special celebration, simply make a donation to Orbis in either your or your Mum’s name and get our special thank you card. Your kindness will be a priceless gift not only for your Mum but also visually impaired people the whole world over! Read More »

System upgrade of the AsiaPay online payment platform

To further protect the personal information of our donors during online donations, Orbis’s online merchant AsiaPay has upgraded the online donation system according to the guidelines issued by the PCI Security Standard Council. Read More »

Orbis Awarded Champion for Vision For Dedication to Children’s Eye Health

Orbis awarded Champion for Vision for dedication to children's eye health at 42nd Annual American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) Meeting in Vancouver, Canada Read More »

Part Two: Our Canadian Medical Volunteers - Our Newest Recruit

In Part Two of our Canadian Medical Volunteers series, I'd like to introduce to you one of Orbis Canada's newest volunteers, Patrick Yang.  Patrick graduated from the Ophthamology department at the University of Toronto studying under esteemed Orbis Volunteer Faculty members, Dr. El-Defrawy and Dr. Wai-Ching Lam. He made his first Orbis trip in 2014 when he traveled to Mongolia volunteering on board the Flying Eye Hospital. We're very proud that Patrick has been chosen to be part of the team for the first trip of the new Flying Eye Hospital.  Read More »

Orbis Summer See-n-Feel Tour to Vietnam

We cordially invite you and your child to witness the sight-saving work you have sponsored in Hue, Vietnam. During the tour, you and your child will learn about local needs of pediatric eye care services and how local sight-saving teams are helping to meet them. Read More »

Scenic Cycle Challenge 2016

On Sunday 10th April 2016 Orbis Ireland, kindly sponsored by Four Star Pizza, teamed up with the Kerry Crusaders Cycling Club to take on The Scenic Cycle Challenge... Read More »

You grant them more than vision

Orbis sincerely thanks all supporters in Macau for your heartfelt supports in 2015! Read More »

Part One: Our Canadian Medical Volunteers - Celebrating a Decade of Saving-Sight with Orbis

At Orbis Canada we're so proud of our Canadian Medical Volunteers. To celebrate their great work, we want to share with you some of their stories and experiences. In Part One, we talk with Dr. Sherif El-Defrawy, a leading ophthalmologist and professor at the University of Toronto.  Read More »

3,000 walkers put their best feet forward for the preventably blind at Orbis’ 17th Walk For Sight

Now in its 17th year, the Orbis Walk for Sight’s 2016 edition attracted a bumper field of around 3,000 kind-hearted participants. Held at Tai Tam Country Park, the event was a great success, raising over HK$2,000,000 in support of Orbis’ global sight-saving initiatives. Read More »

Please make a 2015/16 tax-deductible donation to Orbis now!

As this financial year nears its end, we sincerely invite you and your loved ones to take advantage of your donations’ tax-deductible charity status to help the needlessly blind worldwide. Read More »

Orbis Raffle Street Fundraiser

Please support our Orbis Raffle Street Fundraiser in March and help more kids see the world! Read More »

Orbis trustee, Larry Benjamin, wins award for volunteer work

On Friday 4th March, Mr Larry Benjamin, Orbis volunteer and trustee, won the Care Service Provider award at the annual Charity Staff & Volunteer Awards. This year over 800 people were nominated across all categories. The awards celebrate outstanding dedication and achievements made by charity staff and volunteers across the UK.  Read More »

Orbis Raffle Lucky Draw Results 2016

The Orbis Raffle lucky draw was held on March 7, 2016. All proceeds will go for operating expenses of Orbis’s sight saving work worldwide.  Read More »

Zuma, Hollande to chair new UN commission

South African President Jacob Zuma and his French counterpart Francois Hollande will head a new UN “High Level Commission on Health, Employment and Economic Growth”. Zuma and Hollande were appointed by the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon.  Read More »

ORBIS INTERNATIONAL APPOINTS NEW PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Retired Brigadier General, John Robert Ranck joins the global fight against avoidable blindness. Read More »

Registration for Orbis Plane Pull for Sight 2016 is now open

Have you ever pulled a plane?! Now you can - Challenge yourself this June.  Read More »

Orbis Raffle 2016 Lucky Draw Result

Orbis Raffle 2016 lucky draw was held on May 5th, 2016. All proceeds will be used to support Orbis’s pediatric sight saving work worldwide and help kids see the colors of the world. Read More »

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