Helping to eliminate avoidable blindness

Our annual partnership with brokers

On 15 April 2015, we ran our seventh annual Broker Day to raise money for Seeing is Believing. Since 2009, we have been changing lives through this partnership with our...

Transforming treatment for glaucoma in...

While medical breakthroughs have been made to treat cataract and diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness, remains a challenge to diagnose...

Our staff help raise USD620,000 from...

Our staff help raise USD620,000 from the Last Hour of their salary.  Every dollar raised for Seeing is Believing helps us provide sustainable and quality eye-care...

Celebrating Partnerships

On December 11 2014, The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust and Standard Chartered organised an event in London, UK, to celebrate their work towards ending avoidable...

Innovative solutions to providing eye care

PEEK (Portable Eye Examination Kit) application was developed by a team...

Diabetic Retinopathy project launched in Pakistan

As part of avoidable blindness programme Seeing is Believing Standard...

Our progress statistics

Since 2003 Seeing is Believing has

People Reached
78,600,000
People
Spectacles Distributed
776,620
Spectacles

All about our work on video

Broker Day sets high limits

We ran our seventh annual Broker Day with our Financial Markets team to raise funds for Seeing is Believing (SiB) on 15 April 2015. The funds raised help us run programmes globally including this mobile eye clinic for the elderly in Singapore, who have difficulty accessing the local healthcare system. Since the launch of SiB in 2003, the programme has reached over 78 million people through the provision of services to prevent and treat blindness

Get your next eye exam on a smartphone

How do you test and treat people who live in remote areas, where expensive, bulky eye equipment is hard to come by? Andrew Bastawrous demos a smartphone app and cheap hardware that might help.

A day in the life of an eye doctor

Meet Jaoirs Fumpa, a leading eye doctor from the Mukinge Mission Hospital in Zambia. Supported by SiB, Dr Fumpa regularly travels to rural clinics across Zambia to provide eye care treatments to patients who may otherwise go blind.