Recently Jim Crow from Fleet Rotary Club visited our to talk about the Eyes for East Africa (UK) a registered charity.

One our Rotarians  Sean Usher recently recorded an interview via Skype with Dr Helen Roberts MBE who set up the centre in  Kwale in Kenya.

More information Eyes for East Africa (UK) is a registered charity [No. 1053222], which was registered on 23rd  February 1996.  Its objects are: “To promote the relief, care and treatment of blind and partially-sighted people who are treated by Kwale District Eye Centre, Kenya”.

The Kwale District Eye Centre operates in a poor rural district on the Kenya Coast.  It was founded in 1993 by UK trained ophthalmologist Dr Helen Roberts. The aim of the Eye Centre is to provide affordable, accessible eye care to combat the totally unnecessary rate of blindness that occurs in the area.  No patients are refused treatment. Donations are required, particularly to allow poor patients to undergo surgical procedures.

 

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