Did you know that somewhere in the world, every minute a child goes blind? Did you know that half of most of this blindness is treatable or preventable?
vision4children is the only international charity which is focused solely on tacking childhood blindness and visual impairment. We believe that no child should be needlessly blind and that every child has the right to the best possible sight.
Please watch our video in which eye specialist; Consultant Arvind Chandna explains the aims ofvision4children.
1.5 million in the world children are blind and with 75% being needlessly so. Half of these who are born blind die before their second birthday. This has got to change. Through our clinical research, teaching programmes and parental support, v4c is helping putting a halt to the growing problem that is 'Global Childhood Blindness.
To provide treatment for visually impaired children worldwide and increase training opportunities for practitioners both nationally and internationally
To carry out practical clinical research into the better treatment methods of commonest causes of childhood blindness here in the UK and worldwide
To develop a national online Parent Support Network (ParentNet) to provide a comprehensive service for parents of children born in the UK with visual impairments