Blindness prevalence rates vary widely in Africa with evidence suggesting that approximately 1% of Africans are blind. The major causes of blindness being cataract; trachoma and glaucoma.

The bulk of blindness in the region is preventable or curable.The Mumba Children’s Project provides sight tests
in addition to raising money for the prevention and treatment of the causes of blindness for the people of Mpongwe, Zambia…

The queue to see the visiting ophthalmologist is always long. No one want to miss the opportunity to have their eyesight tested.

Villagers queuing up to see the visiting ophthalmologist

Ladies waiting to be seen by the visiting ophthalmologist.

Donate to SightSavers Mpongwe:
All money raised is spent exclusively on sight testing, and treatment.