There are 39 million blind people in the world, but 80 per cent of blindness could be prevented or cured. That’s 31.2 million people who are blind when it could have been avoided.
Shocked at how unfair this is? So are we. But you can help us do something about it.
We want to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people who are irreversibly blind or disabled to live independently.
NEWS: Celebrations continue for young artists in Ireland, as we proudly announce an exhibition of our National and Regional winners of the Junior Painter Awards in the Powerscourt Centre in Dublin’s city centre from July 1st. Continue reading
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