An Aladdin’s cave of spectacles at Vision Aid Overseas HQ!

It’s taken me a few weeks to get round to writing this blog post as it’s all been a bit of a whirlwind this past month! Our website finally went live – yay! – and we have been busy cataloging and uploading all of the frames we have collected, on top of sorting out orders […]

Seeing the classroom – Wubit Habtie

Wubit Habtie is a 35 year old teacher at Amba Giorgis primary school, in northern Ethiopia. For the past 8 years, Wubit has been teaching biology to mostly grade 7 with her class size averaging 60 pupils from the age of 12-16 years. Currently 2,300 students attend Amba Giorgia Primary school and rely on teachers […]

Self-employed carpenter – Mapepala Musonda

The following story details how donations to Vision Aid Overseas helped self-employed Carpenter, Mapepala Musonda get back to work. Mapepala is a 57 year old carpenter from Chipulukusu, Zambia. He works hard to be able to support himself and his family. He has always enjoyed creating and constructing from wood. Before visiting the Vision Centre […]