Eye for Zambia supports setting up an eye clinic in Zambia to make good eyesight possible for all.
Almost half of the people with a cataract are unaware of possible treatment.
Access to qualified and affordable eye care is limited.
The construction of an eye clinic
can make qualified eye care
available to all.
Training local professionals is at the heart of our work.
An education brings self-sufficiency and creates more
opportunities to help others in the surrounding areas.
Cataracts are the main cause of avoidable
blindness worldwide. They can be treated
relatively easily with a 15-minute-surgery.
An unadjusted refractive error is the main
cause of avoidable low vision worldwide.
Wearing glasses can have a great impact
on someone’s life and environment.
screening and prevention
Trachoma is the primary cause of blindness
by an inectious disease worldwide. A one time
antibiotic dosage can prevent blindness.
Testing school children for glasses can change
their future dramatically.
There is a rather large group of people with eye
problems that cannot be treated. The clinic could
also help these people with rehabilitation to make
their life easier