Saving Your Sight – We’ve Made It Our Fight

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Objectives: Nigeria

Precious Sight Foundation is registered as Precious Sight Charitable Foundation in Nigeria.

Photos of Precious Sight Foundation launch in Nigeria can be found here.

There is so much work that can be done to help preserve sight but there are currently three main immediate objectives that need funding. They are

 

1. Eye Health Awareness

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Fact

50% of visual impairment is preventable.

Solution

Prevention depends on the population engaging in regular eye tests and being aware of concerning eye symptoms. This is why eye health awareness is crucial.

How

Precious Sight Foundation will set up eye health awareness drop in centres & set up seminars that can be run in schools, villages et al.

Child Eye Care Missions Projects - Diagnosis & On the Spot Refraction Solutions

South Africa - August 2015: N1.6m – 720 children over 6 orphanages

Gambia - October 2015: N2m – 2 days of eye tests for children in poor communities;

Adult Missions - Provision of tests & Refraction Solutions - N650k per day

Education – Leaflets & Seminars Talks