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Orbis Ireland

Org #5255
Vetted since 2010 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
1982
year founded
$29,844
raised on GlobalGiving
9
years fundraising
5
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Orbis' mission is to preserve and restore sight by strengthening the capacity of local partners in their efforts to prevent and treat blindness with the vision that this will lead to a world in which no one is needlessly blind, where quality eye care, education, and treatment are available to every human being.

Project Leaders
Meseret Wodaje
Meseret Wodaje
Diane Weatherup
Diane Weatherup
Ciara Hennebry
Ciara Hennebry
Team
Diane Weatherup, Sarah Moorhead, Ciara Hennebry, Áine Dolan
Organization Information
Old Station House
15a Main Street
Blackrock, Co. Dublin
Ireland
+353 12788707

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #3208449422
Organization Information
Old Station House
15a Main Street
Blackrock, Co. Dublin
Ireland
+353 12788707

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #3208449422

Project Reports

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Mar 11, 2020
ASEGEDECH GETS HER FUTURE BACK
Asegedech lives in Ethiopia and for two years she suffered the pain and discomfort of the life-destroying eye disease, trachoma before she was reached by Orbis. Thirteen-year-old Asegedech, who...
Mar 10, 2020
Our Work in Ethiopia
When we started working in Ethiopia in 1998 the population was around 65 million. Two decades later it has nearly doubled to 107 million. In 1998 the country had just 54 ophthalmologists, 42 of whom...
Mar 10, 2020
SCHOOL EYE CARE CLUBS HELP TACKLE TRACHOMA
One of the many life-changing initiatives we have been spearheading in Ethiopia to improve eye care and vision loss, is treating and preventing the spread of trachoma in schools.   To combat...
 
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