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.
This week, our fundraisers are starting in New Ross, heading to Waterford and on through the Suir Valley, before following the curve of Slievenamon to North Tipp and back into Co. Kilkenny. Continue reading
NEWS: Celebrations continue for the best 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 Ju Continue reading
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Irish Aid has committed to a four-year development funding grant for our work in West Africa. Find out more.
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