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Join us for #WorldSightDay 2014

This World Sight Day 2014, Thursday, October 9, we are driving a conversation with our community about the value of vision.  Read More »

Research findings impact on childhood blindness in Africa

A research paper by acclaimed University of Cape Town anthropologist, Dr Susan Levine, is set to change the face of the prevention and treatment models for avoidable childhood blindness on the African continent. The research study is the first of its kind in Africa and its release well-timed as October is World Sight month. Read More »

OMEGA and Cindy Crawford Spend Time with Orbis in Peru

September 18, 2014 - Cindy Crawford and OMEGA visited Orbis’s Flying Eye Hospital Read More »

The US Ambassador to Peru Visits FEH Program in Trujillo

September 17, 2014 - The US Ambassador to Peru, Brian A. Nichols, visited the Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) during the second week of its program in Trujillo, Peru. Read More »

Deliver the joy of sight on Orbis Nepal See-n-Feel Tour

Join our Nepal See-n-Feel tour and learn first hand how your donations are benefiting the needlessly blind! Read More »

Pulling Together as a Team

CAROLINE HUANG/Sept. 15, 2014, Orbis Canada Director, Caroline Huang shares why shares why the Plane Pulls for Sight is such an amazing experience.  Read More »

The FEH Lands in Peru: A Sneak Peek in Pictures

September 10, 2014 - The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital (FEH), in cooperation with longtime global sponsor FedEx, has returned to Trujillo, Peru for a two-week intensive ophthalmic skills exchange program aimed at strengthening subspecialty training of the ophthalmic community throughout the La Libertad region.  Read More »

The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital Lands in Trujillo, Peru

September 9, 2014 – Orbis, in cooperation with FedEx, is bringing the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) back to Trujillo, Peru for a two-week intensive ophthalmic skills exchange program aimed at strengthening subspecialty training of the ophthalmic community throughout the La Libertad region. Read More »

Orbis Receives Contribution from Al Ueltschi Estate

September 3, 2014 – Orbis, a leading global non-governmental organization that works to eliminate avoidable blindness, is honored to announce a multi-million dollar contribution from the estate of the late Albert L. Ueltschi.  Read More »

Cindy Crawford Visits the FEH

September 19, 2014 - As part of an OMEGA visit, Cindy Crawford, long-time brand ambassador to OMEGA, spent a day onboard the Flying Eye Hospital, where Cindy was able to experience Orbis’s work first-hand.  Read More »

Alan Whicker leaves a Legacy

Orbis is honoured to have received a legacy from Alan Whicker, the popular journalist and presenter of ‘Whicker’s World’ who died last year. Read More »

Orbis Student Ambassador Campaign 2014-15

Getting students to accomplish their aspirations can be a real challenge! To help you and your students do just that, Orbis is pleased to announce its 16th consecutive Student Ambassador Campaign (SAC).  Read More »

2014 Orbis Storytelling Contest - Share love and vision

Orbis Storytelling Contest was held again this year and continued inviting parent-child pairs to recite stories of how Orbis had transformed the lives of blind children in real life.  Read More »

In the Realm of Genghis Khan

On this program, I found myself in the realm of the greatest Mongolian, Genghis Khan, who overcame great odds and obstacles... Read More »

Orbis Launches Vision for Ethiopia Appeal

A special appeal to help eliminate avoidable blindness in Ethiopia, which has one of the highest rates of vision loss in the world. Read More »

Blackout Dinner

Like to see how blind people feel at meal times? Then prepare to surround yourself with pitch-black darkness and try to savor the flavor of every mouthful of food at our “World Sight Day Blackout Dinner”! Read More »

Action for Sight 2014: Healthy Eating Habits

"Action for Sight 2014" respectfully urges everyone to try and maintain a balanced, nutritious diet. See the tips we prepare for you! Read More »

Action for Sight 2014: A smarter diet for healthier eyes

Together let’s eat better, to maintain good eye health and save others’ sight! Read More »

Orbis UK publishes Annual Report and Financial Statements

The report can be read and downloaded from the Orbis UK website and is also available in large print. written in-house and designed by agency Shoot the Moon, provides a comprehensive overview of the global sight saving work funded in 2013 by Orbis UK. Read More »

Orbis 2014 Global Annual Report

August 11, 2014 - We are pleased to share the 2014 Global Annual Report showcasing our latest accomplishments and financials worldwide.  Read More »

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