To date, our donors support has assisted 97 projects in 39 countries including:
Afghanistan; Argentina; Australia; Bangladesh; Cameroon; Cambodia; China; Colombia; East Timor; El Salvador; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Ghana; Haiti; India; Indigenous Australia; Indonesia; Kenya; Malawi; Mali, Mexico, Moldova, Mozambique, Nepal; Nicaragua; Peru; Papua New Guinea; Singapore; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Sumba; Tanzania; Thailand; Uganda; United Kingdom; United States; Vietnam; Zambia.
In 2016 Optometry Giving Sight is funding 43 projects in 26 countries.
Select one of our projects below for more information.
(a) The development of qualified human resources for eye health in order to meet the need for refractive and primary eye care services;
(b) Increase institutional capacity by strengthening and improving the physical infrastructure and providing equipment;
(c) Increase capacity of local faculty to deliver quality training through higher education and research.
1. Achieving recognition and regulation of the profession in India, and registration of all levels of Optometry through an independent statutory authority, the Optical Council of India.
2. The further development and standardisation of the level of optometric education in India
3. Developing adequate human resources in optometry and eye care, to combat uncorrected refractive error and other causes of avoidable blindness and visual impairment through the India Vision Institute.