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Orbis shortlisted for two Third Sector Excellence awards!

Orbis is delighted to have been chosen as a finalist in two categories in this year’s Third Sector Excellence Awards: Charity Partnership of the Year and Fundraising Team of the Year Read More »

Orbis Chairman Wins Trustee of the Year Honour at the Charity Staff and Volunteer Awards

On Thursday 5th March, Mr Robert Walters, consultant ophthalmologist and chairman of Orbis UK, was recognised for his dedication and contribution to the global fight against preventable blindness and named Trustee of the Year. Read More »

Video: School Students visit Orbis India

Amara and Shania show us a glimpse of their experiences of India and Orbis in action. Read More »

Years of unnecessary pain for thousands of Ethiopian children

Thousands of children in Ethiopia are being forced to leave school and lead a life of isolation due to the painful and blinding eye disease trachoma. Read More »

“Seeing them see for the first time” #VolunteersWeek

Long-time volunteer, anaesthetist Ian Fleming talks about the impact volunteering with Orbis has had on him in a new video. Read More »

Out of focus: Seeing India through a cataract

Amara was given the chance to visit Orbis supported programmes in India as part of a journalism initiative sponsored by her school, this is her experience.  Read More »

Gladys Struck in the Eye with a Stick

An injury while playing with her cousin caused Gladys's cataracts to develop. Read More »

China WSD

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Orbis Mid-Autumn Charity Sale : Spread your “Sight of Love” to shine in the world!

Our annual Orbis Mid-Autumn Charity Sale is now taking place. Whilst you are celebrating Mid-Autumn festival with loved ones, why not share your love with those who are burdened by living in darkness, by simply supporting our charity event. Read More »

Can you put a price on someone’s eyesight?

By making a donation to support World Sight Day on Thursday, October 8, 2015, World Sight Day, you will help subsidize surgeries that will enable many blind people to escape from the prison of darkness. Read More »

Order the chic matte-colored Orbis plane pendants now!

By ordering our chic matte-coloured Orbis Flying Eye Hospital pendant for just HK$30, you can now use your happiness to help transform blindness into sight all over the Third World! Read More »

Experience a life-transforming journey by taking part in the Great Ethiopian Run

Looking for a challenge? Get ready for an adventure! Supported by Ethiopian Airlines, Orbis Hong Kong invites runners to compete in the 2015 Great Ethiopian Run on 22nd November in the world's third highest capital, Addis Ababa.  Read More »

Great Ethiopian Run 2015

Join our team and compete in the GER 2015 and help save the sight of Ethiopians! Read More »

New Orbis Kids Sight Ambassador Esther Kwan’s sight-saving trip to Linyi

Having spent the past few years raising her family rather than acting in TV dramas, Esther recently joined our four-day sight-saving trip to Linyi in Shandong, China. Her first time as an Orbis Kids Sight Ambassador, the experience left her overwhelmed at the extent of our and our donors’ sight-saving efforts. Read More »

Orbis Unveils Vision Screening Handbook for School Teachers

June 22, 2015 - Orbis India launched a Vision Screening Handbook For School Teachers at the 11th Annual Conference of VISION 2020 – The Right to Sight, India held recently at C L Gupta Eye Institute, Moradabad, India. Read More »

SEPT 25 ORBIS “DARKNESS TO GO DINNER”

By just knowing the date, time and venue…… what makes you decide to join this mystery dinner? It should be your passion to support Orbis and your commitment to eliminate blindness, right?  Read More »

OMEGA screens Asian premiere of The Hospital in the Sky movie in Hong Kong

OMEGA hosted an event at the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal on the 16th of June 2015 to celebrate the premiere of “The Hospital in the Sky,” a documentary about Orbis’s Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) starring longtime OMEGA brand ambassador Cindy Crawford. Read More »

New Orbis Kids Sight Ambassador Esther Kwan’s sight-saving trip to Linyi

Having spent the past few years raising her family rather than acting in TV dramas, Esther recently joined our four-day sight-saving trip to Linyi in Shandong, China. Her first time as an Orbis Kids Sight Ambassador, the experience left her overwhelmed at the extent of our and our donors’ sight-saving efforts.  Read More »

Observer Singapore First Quarter 2015

Two girls. Two countries. Yet Shuwen in China and Hawa in Indonesia were both faced with the dim prospect of growing up blind. Find out what Orbis did to brighten their futures.  Read More »

Orbis Sparkling Carnival

Ever wished you could blast off into the space and light up the night sky? This year’s Orbis carnival will take “sparkling” as their theme, with an aim of inspiring you to join adorable rabbit Mr.baby and Orbis Flying Eye Hospital to illuminate the space.  Read More »

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