Don’t Forget Us Before June 30 ...

It’s hard to believe that the end of the financial year is just around the corner. For some of you however, it might be the perfect time to join Vision 1000.

Sight For All’s social impact investment initiative continues to grow. Vision 1000 is based on the premise that collectively we can all make a difference to the lives of others. Please read some of the recent testimonials from Vision 1000 investors:

"Having determined that Sight For All was one of my charities of choice, I made the decision to give regularly as it can be all too easy for me to overlook the ongoing plight of others. This fitted in nicely with the new SFA initiative of Vision 1000 seeking ongoing pledges."

"Education is the key to future medical self-sufficiency in developing countries. By investing in Vision 1000 and Sight for All, I can make a difference."

"The impact that Sight For All has on the communities is inspiring. The dedication and enthusiasm of their Visionaries to make a difference is refreshing. I implore others to consider supporting this organisation and the good work they do. Donations go directly towards impacting lives."
Investments into Vision 1000 are fully tax deductible and can be made as an annual payment or as monthly instalments of $83.33 per month, less than the cost of one coffee a day. With tax time just around the corner, why not make this your month to join Vision 1000 and you too can make a difference in fighting blindness.

Thank you to our new Vision 1000 Members
We now have 90 Vision 1000 Members, 7 Vision 100 Members and 1 Vision 10 Member. Your investment is very much appreciated and does make a big difference. To see the latest list of Vision 1000 Members, please see the Directory of Members on our website.

We encourage you to take a look at the Vision 1000 information on our website and read about the many benefits.

Retinal Fellowship in Lao

The National Ophthalmology Centre in Vientiane (NOC) is Lao's premier training institute for ophthalmologists. With the support of Sight For All, the NOC is currently improving their ability to deal with avoidable blindness through the introduction of an in-country retinal training program.

With the retinal fellowship now underway we congratulate Dr Khamkhoune from Vientiane, Dr Houmphanh from Luang Prabang in Northern Lao and Dr Inthiphone from Champasak in Southern Lao, who are currently working within Sight For All’s retinal program.
Sight for All's commitment:
  • To send one Retinal Visionary to Lao each alternate month for a two-year period. The Visionary will work alongside the Fellows in the clinics and operating theatres of NOC conducting valuable hands-on training.
  • To equip NOC with the clinical and surgical equipment needed to diagnose and treat patients with retinal diseases.
Each retinal fellow Sight For All trains in Lao will go on to have a profound impact on their local communities. For a very modest financial input the impact is enormous, and in time each of these fellows will have a deep knowledge base enabling them to train their own colleagues.

Just another example of how Sight For All is making a powerful contribution to fighting avoidable blindness in Asia.   

Please save the date for the return of

Sight For All's

'The Very Slow Long Lunch'!

Saturday September 5th 2015 12noon to 5.30pm
Join us for an afternoon of delicious food matched with stunning wines in a relaxed inner city warehouse atmosphere. Have a great day with friends and feel proud that in the process you are helping to save sight in developing Asia.
Seats are limited this year - bookings will be open soon!
For more details on the return of this exciting event or for sponsorship opportunities please contact Judy on 08 8222 4937.

Thank you to our volunteers

The week of Monday 11th May was National Volunteer Week. This year’s theme was “Give Happy, Live Happy”, recognising that those who volunteer are not only helping make other’s lives happy, but that they are also happy themselves.

In any one year, Sight For All receives over 10,000 hours of voluntary support from our Visionaries. These Visionaries include ophthalmologists, optometrists, orthoptists, ophthalmic nurses, and scientists from all over Australia and New Zealand who donate their time and expertise to train colleagues in our partner countries. The support of these Visionaries allows Sight For All to provide sustainable educational programs in our partner countries and ensure our colleagues have the skills, knowledge and equipment to continue to treat patients in their communities for many years to come.
Our committees for Events, Marketing and Program Management are constantly at work, driven by dedicated and creative teams of volunteers. The assistance we receive in admin, web & design support is also extraordinary. We also acknowledge our Ambassadors and Patrons who guide and help us to strengthen and grow with their invaluable insight. 

Volunteers are pivotal to Sight For All's ethos of collectively making a difference and their contribution helps to make Sight For All’s activities possible as we work towards our goal of eliminating blindness.

We say a huge Thank You to each and every one of you.


Sight For All saves sight, saves lives and alleviates poverty.

Sight For All will volunteer more than 10,000 medical hours this year alone.
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