A grandfather in orange with his granddaughter, post surgery, in pink. She is wearing an eye patch

Orbis Finance

Orbis treasure every cent of your donation. In the financial year of 2017, supporters across the globe generously gave over US $210 millions (Donation and gift-in-kind). Thanks to our committed donors, supporters and volunteers, we are a step closer to our vision of a world where no-one is needlessly blind.

How we used your donations?

Finance Use Of Donations 2018 English

Your support allowed Orbis  to put 92% of that towards Program, 4% towards Fundraising, and 4% towards Management/General.  

Orbis Audited Financial Statements 2017

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In Hong Kong, Orbis has succeeded in raising $213,200,516. We entered 2018 financially well-positioned to support the growth of its global operations and to best serve its goal of transforming lives through eliminating avoidable blindness.

in 2017, we achieved at our partner institutions and on Flying Eye Hospital:

  • Trained 62,381 eye care specialists – a 55% increase over 2016
  • Performed 96,398  eye surgeries 
  • Screened/examined 5,044,198 patients – fully 43% more than in 2016
  • Delivered some 8,776,120 medical and optical treatments

Use of our telemedicine platform - Cybersight

By sharing cutting edge technologies via Cybersight, our expert volunteers are able to teach and support eye care teams the whole world over. In 2017 alone, we welcomed 1,867 attendees from 125 countries to 78 live, online training events. Our volunteers also facilitated roughly 1,700 patient consultations and completed their first ever remote surgical mentorship by observing cataract surgery on a 5-year-old girl in Peru from the US. 

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Little eyes hoping desperately to see!

July 16, 2018

​While seven-year-old Shandong youngster Shi Hao’s face is always wreathed in innocent smiles, his laughter hides a sad story. His exotropia and amblyopia-ravaged left eye is also a source of endless worry for his poor Mum who wishes only that her son could see properly and so lead a normal life.
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