Blindness and visual
impairment put a premature
end to education, employment
Over 25 per cent of blind people are
unemployed and unable to provide
for their families or contribute to
It is our aim to restore sight and
prevent people from going blind
The loss of sight affects livelihoods and
the economic well-being of individuals and communities around the world.
Blindness and visual impairment costs
the global economy approximately USD200 billion every year.
We make eye care accessible to the blind and visually impaired and open their eyes to a whole new world of opportunities.
Poor eyesight has a huge
impact on a child’s learning
Over 1.4 million children worldwide
are irreversibly blind, but 40 per cent
of the causes of childhood blindness
are preventable or treatable.
By ensuring children receive
the right treatment at the right time,
we help restore their eyesight and
change their lives.