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Published: 21.08.2017
CBM to partner with Peek Vision/ Image: The Peek Retina application for mobile phone - Kenya
The Peek Retina application for mobile phone – Kenya. Photo: © Rolex/Joan Bardeletti Picture courtesy CEHJ 

Peek Vision and CBM are entering into partnership with the aim of using Peek technology to support and further develop CBM’s eye health and other disability work..

The 5-year partnership between CBM and Peek will see the implementation of Peek tools, such as Peek Acuity and Peek Retina, by CBM partners. It is hoped that initial pilot projects will lead to widespread adoption of the tools in all CBM operating countries and evolved solutions across CBM’s other strategic areas of disability work, other than eye health.

Peek and CBM will collaborate to provide partners with funding, training, capacity development, technical support, resources and equipment. The two organisations hope to work together towards achieving local ownership and responsibility. Through dialogue, capacity building, mutual knowledge transfer and learning we will strive to achieve a sustainable programme.

About Peek Vision

Peek is a social impact organisation that works to enable eye and health care for everyone. Peek’s mission is to create tools and health intelligence for eye care professionals and eye health services to radically increase their accessibility and effectiveness.

About CBM

CBM is a Christian international development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world. With over 100 years of professional expertise, CBM addresses poverty both as a cause and as a consequence of disability, and works in partnership with local and national civil society organisations to create an inclusive society for all. In 2016, CBM reached over 28 million people living with or at risk of disabilities in 59 countries.