Kunse Helps His Mother Through Surgery

Kunse, a 13 year old boy, was terrified at the thought of his mother's surgery. However he was consoled by the Orbis-trained eye care worker and supported his mother throughout. Now his mothers sight is restored...  Read More »

Aylito Gets her Sight Back

Ayito lived with the fear of losing her sight and not being able to take care of her family, until she received a simple, 20-minute sight saving surgery from an Orbis-trained eye care worker.  Read More »

Women Working to Change Attitudes

Azeb recognises that being blind in a rural village in Ethiopia is extremely hard. She is dedicated to advising communities on the importance of good hygiene and sanitation in order to keep blindness at bay.  Read More »

Irish Woman Shares her Eye Care Skills

Mairead has been volunteering for Orbis for over ten years, travelling with the Flying Eye Hospital or to remote areas with limited eye care, sharing her skills with local nurses...  Read More »

Asegedech Gets Her Future Back

Asegedech, a 13 year old girl, suffering with trachoma for two years until she was treated by Tsehay, a female nurse based in the nearest health centre in southern Ethiopia... Read More »

The Health Development Army volunteer making a difference

How a mother of four in Ethiopia is leading the way in transforming the lives of her rural community... Read More »

AWAS Mission for Vision Ball 2015

On 22 January 2015 AWAS hosted the eighth Mission for Vision Ball in aid of Orbis Ireland. The Ball is held in conjunction with the annual Air Finance Conference in Dublin and, since 2008, has raised a phenomenal €1,000,000 for Orbis' sight-saving work.  Read More »

A&L Goodbody Air Finance Run

On Wednesday 21 January 2015 A&L Goodbody held the first ever Air Finance 5KM Run in aid of Orbis.  Read More »

The Great Ethiopian Run 2014

By: Ben Dirs. “How on earth did we get here?!” I guarantee you’ll have this thought at least once. As you’re pounding the streets of rickety Addis Ababa... Read More »

Avolon & Clifford Chance Dinner 2014

Thank you to Avolon and Clifford Chance for hosting another successful dinner in aid of Orbis Ireland in Hong Kong.  Read More »

Orbis Advocates for Eye Health in Rural Ethiopia

November 4, 2014 - Orbis joins government officials and partners for an event in Ethiopia’s rural areas where the prevalence of the highly contagious—but completely preventable—trachoma disease is highest.  Read More »

OMEGA and Cindy Crawford Spend Time with Orbis in Peru

September 18, 2014 - Cindy Crawford and OMEGA visited Orbis’s Flying Eye Hospital Read More »

Learn About Our New Brand

After more than 30 years of incredible accomplishments and milestones, Orbis is embarking on our next chapter. Orbis is launching this new brand identity to better showcase the impact that it brings to institutions, communities and individuals around the world.  Read More »