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our work in Africa

Our Work in Africa

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In Africa, we are creating and expanding vision care access points to ensure everyone has the opportunity to see clearly. We partner with public and private-sector organizations to create long-term access to vision care throughout the region. To date, we have helped create 100% access to vision care available in The Gambia, Rwanda and Zambia. In addition, we conduct free and subsidized services directly and through partners for those most in need.

In Africa our work focuses on the following countries:

  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Cote d’Ivoire
  • Congo
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • The Gambia
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
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In Africa, we provide solutions for those who need vision care.

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charitable clinic

Charitable Clinics

Our charitable clinics provide immediate, short-term relief of urgent vision care needs in communities where people don’t have easy access to or can’t afford vision services. We work with local doctors, community leaders, volunteers and organizations to provide vision screenings, refraction exams, glasses and resources to increase our reach and impact.

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sustainable vision centers

Sustainable Vision Centers

Our sustainable vision centers deliver long-term access to affordable vision care in communities where people can’t get vision services. These centers meet key objectives:

  • Affordable: The lowest price point can be afforded by 90% of the community
  • Accessible: We strive for the community members to have the ability to reach a center within a day’s travel using a standard mode of transportation
  • Awareness: 80% of the population understands that vision care is a treatment and they know where to receive it
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