Helping to eliminate avoidable blindness

Celebrating Partnerships

On December 11 2014, The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust and Standard Chartered organised an event in London, UK, to celebrate their work towards ending avoidable...

Seeing is Believing announces USD10...

Standard Chartered announces funding of thirteen (13) projects globally to provide comprehensive eye care in areas of high need. The USD10 million investment forms part...

We have raised USD75 million

To mark this year's World Sight Day, we're delighted to announce that we've reached a fundraising milestone of USD75 million, thanks to your great fundraising efforts....

All in a day’s work for our brokers

Our brokers raise almost a quarter of a million dollars in one of our biggest fundraising events of the year, enabling thousands of sight-restoring surgeries worldwide....

Innovative solutions to providing eye care

PEEK (Portable Eye Examination Kit) application was developed by a team...

Boys in hospital

Double your donation

For every donation, Standard Chartered will match it dollar for dollar...

Our progress statistics

Since 2003 Seeing is Believing has

People Reached
53,000,000
People
Spectacles Distributed
611,000
Spectacles

All about our work on video

Get your next eye exam on a smartphone

How do you test and treat people who live in remote areas, where expensive, bulky eye equipment is hard to come by? Andrew Bastawrous demos a smartphone app and cheap hardware that might help.

A day in the life of an eye doctor

Meet Jaoirs Fumpa, a leading eye doctor from the Mukinge Mission Hospital in Zambia. Supported by SiB, Dr Fumpa regularly travels to rural clinics across Zambia to provide eye care treatments to patients who may otherwise go blind.

 

Improving eye-care in China

Watch how we're helping improve access to affordable eye-care in Sichuan, China, which has particularly high levels of blindness. As a nation, China accounts for 17 per cent of the world’s blindness.