It is with great reluctance that we wish to advise the charitable foundation Eyes For Africa will be closing its doors as of June 2017.

Over the past 10 years Eyes For Africa has been working tirelessly in order to provide sight restoring cataract surgery for poor rural people in remote areas of Ethiopia.

After much deliberation, it has been decided that EFA can no longer operate efficiently in Ethiopia as a direct result of the bureaucracy involved with trying to deal with the Ethiopian Government.

Eyes For Africa is extremely proud of its achievements over the past 10 years, giving the gift of sight to over 3000 Ethiopian people many of whom were totally blind.

Eyes For Africa would like to thank its many supporters for their generosity over the life of the charity.

Sunday 13 March, the EFA team departed Addis at 5.30am for the 12 hour road trip to Semera. The next day we drove another 10 hours to Dalifaghi...

Sunday 18 January, saw the first Team on the way to Awash, 217 kms from Addis along the main road to Djibouti. Our hotel was approx 1 km walk to...

Eyes for Africa Charitable Foundation


Eyes For Africa (EFA) is a small Australian not-for-profit, non-government, non-denominational organisation that is run entirely by volunteers and is dedicated to free sight-restoring cataract removal & other eye care, in poor communities of remote, rural Ethiopia.

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