Many Ethiopians had their first ever eye test due to a visit by doctors from UK, an initiative by Vision Aid Overseas(VAO). Armed with thousands of pairs of donated glasses from the UK, the team set about matching people up with the correct prescription. The team led by Mark said We spent three days working [...]
East African Visual Impairment Community also known as EAVIC is a non profit organization with the mission of empowering individuals who are blind or visually impaired by serving individuals of all ages, living in Kenya, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somalia.
Persons with disabilities will now be able to access and view web-based content much more easily thanks to the launch of a website tailored for them. Visit the portal here. This is a great move by Communication Commission of Kenya (CCK) and the National Council for Persons with Disabilities as it not only improves information accessibility [...]
More than 250 people from Ethiopia have been given a chance to see again thanks to Noor Dubai Foundation’s third mobile eye camp. The eight-day camp, which began on April 26 2012, has successfully conducted hundreds of sight-saving operations in the main city of the Silt’e region in Worabe, Ethiopia. Read the entire article here. Some [...]