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Vision Aid Overseas, 29 Years of Saving Sight
This week has been Vision Week in aid of Vision Aid Overseas.
Vision Aid Overseas - Helping the World to See
10% of the entire world's population (670 million people!) are at a disadvantage, having poor vision with no corrective spectacles. Formed in 1985, VAO are an international charity who are dedicated to fighting this poverty by providing the well-needed access to eye care in developing countries. There are 13 million children alone who risk missing out on their education due to poor vision with no spectacles to help them see to learn.