Orbis Africa: Human Resources in the spotlight

Up to 75% of all blindness and visual impairment is preventable, but it takes the right human resources to stop these conditions in their tracks. This is why, since 2016, Orbis International Africa, in partnership with the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) in Africa, the Amref International University and the College of Ophthalmology of…

Orbis Africa hiring Director of Programme

Communications Manager
Organisation: IAPB

Orbis International is hiring a Director of Programme. Orbis has been one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations dedicated to the improvement of eye health globally since it was founded in 1982. In Sub-Saharan Africa, Orbis works on Comprehensive Eye Health, Child Eye Health and Human Resources for Eye Health. Orbis Africa have their office in…

Focus On: L’OCCITANE Foundation

General Delegate
Organisation: L'OCCITANE Foundation

For Africa Day, Charlotte Bonnet , General Delegate and Kady Traoré, Project Manager, Burkina Faso, L’OCCITANE Foundation write about the work they are doing in Africa. The L’OCCITANE Foundation was created in 2006 by the L’OCCITANE Company to give further impact to its commitments after 30 years of support to charity projects. L’OCCITANE is a…

Africa Day: Bringing sight to Africa

Director of Communications & Fundraising
Organisation: Orbis Africa

For Africa Day, Helen White, Director of Communications and Fundraising, Orbis Africa writes about Ophthalmic Nurse Duncan Chimbila and how he is contributing to their efforts in Zambia, and the larger work that needs to be done in Africa to reduce the burden of avoidable blindness. 25 May 2017, Africa Day, marks the celebration of a…