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Stephen Pau takes on toughest challenge yet for Orbis

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Our journey exploring eye care in India

Shreya 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 »

Experiencing a life changing programme

Shania 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 »

Screening Camp and Meeting the Trainees

Rosie 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 »

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 »

Over 3,100 walkers unite with one heart to save sight worldwide at 16th Orbis Walk for Sight

The 16th Orbis Walk for Sight attracted a bumper field of over 3,100 kind-hearted participants. Held at Tai Tam Country Park, the event succeeded in raising an encouraging HK$2,000,000. Orbis’s global sight-saving teams will use to build a brighter future for countless thousands of blind or visually impaired people worldwide. Read More »

Thanks for making so many impossible dreams come true!

Orbis sincerely thanks our individual and organization supporters in Macau for your generosity in 2014. Read More »

Blind in Bangladesh facing deadly flood

The impoverished ‘chars’ regions of Bangladesh will soon be underwater. For those who are blind in the region, the flood can be a death sentence. Read More »

Orbis Awarded Best Nonprofit Rebranding by PR News

We are pleased to announce that Orbis was awarded the 2015 PR News Nonprofit PR Award for Best Nonprofit Branding/Rebranding.  Read More »

Kunse Helps His Mother Through Surgery

Kunse, a 13 year old boy, was terrified at the thought of his mother's surgery. However he was consoled by the Orbis-trained eye care worker and supported his mother throughout. Now his mothers sight is restored...  Read More »

Aylito Gets her Sight Back

Ayito lived with the fear of losing her sight and not being able to take care of her family, until she received a simple, 20-minute sight saving surgery from an Orbis-trained eye care worker.  Read More »

Authors raise over £4,100 for Orbis through book sales

John F O’Connell and George Williams have generously raised over £4,100 for Orbis by donating the royalties from their book. Read More »

Women Working to Change Attitudes

Azeb recognises that being blind in a rural village in Ethiopia is extremely hard. She is dedicated to advising communities on the importance of good hygiene and sanitation in order to keep blindness at bay.  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 »

Irish Woman Shares her Eye Care Skills

Mairead has been volunteering for Orbis for over ten years, travelling with the Flying Eye Hospital or to remote areas with limited eye care, sharing her skills with local nurses...  Read More »

Asegedech Gets Her Future Back

Asegedech, a 13 year old girl, suffering with trachoma for two years until she was treated by Tsehay, a female nurse based in the nearest health centre in southern Ethiopia... Read More »

Orbis Raffle Lucky Draw Results

The Orbis Raffle lucky draw was held on March 9, 2015. All proceeds will go for operating expenses of Orbis’s sight saving work worldwide. Read More »

Pull a Plane and Save Sight!

The 2015 Plane Pull for Sight is landing May 23rd in Toronto and June 28th in Vancouver. Fifty teams will have the chance to pull a 757 cargo plane across the tarmac in record time. Read More »

International Women’s Day: Empowering Women Through Eye Health

March 8, 2015 marks International Women’s Day, join us in celebrating all of the women—and all the generations of women to come—who transform their communities, families and own lives through quality eye health.  Read More »

Theresa’s Story: A Heartwarming Follow-up

February 13, 2015 - Theresa recently returned to Kitwe Eye Hospital, where an Orbis-trained surgeon operated on her left eye. Now 15 years old, she is continuing her studies and has dreams of being a lawyer. Read More »

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