news - august 2015
eye screening restores sight
The photos on the left shows some very happy patients who can see again after sight restoring surgery! They are all from the same village on the south coast of Kenya. A team from the Eye Centre carried out eye screening near their homes.
This screening was funded by the German charity Wir Helfen. Wir Helfen recently sourced additional support enabling the Eye Centre to hold an additional 5 eye screenings in the Kwale region of Southern Kenya. During these screenings the Eye Centre are able to reach people who are not able to find or afford eye care on their own.
vera passes with flying colours
The Eye Centre's clever administrator Vera recently passed her advanced study of theory and practice of management and administration. Vera has been studying hard for a year and we are pleased that her hard work has paid off!
This online course was donated to Kwale Eye Centre by Cambridge International College. The Director of the college saw an article in 'Coastweek' newspaper celebrating 20 years of the Eye Centre, and donated this course as a result.
We would like to thank Cambridge International College, and look forward to the benefits this course will bring to the Eye Centre.
wir helfen donates equipment
The German charity Wir Helfen has donated some optical equipment to the Eye Centre.
The photo shows Robert, our dispensing optician, and Stefan Heinrich a visiting optician engineer from Vir helfen in Africa. Stefan was one of three engineers who accompanied the donated equipment from Germany to Kenya and then installed them all.