Our Year in Numbers

The funds raised through Orbis Ireland, support a comprehensive eye care project in southern Ethiopia


In 2020, despite pandemic restrictions, Orbis Ireland funded the delivery of:

921,471 antibiotic doses for trachoma control.

11,652 eye screenings, 79% of which were for children

1,031 eye care surgeries, including cataract and trachomatous trichiasis surgeries

2,369 eye health worker training sessions

Total income: 585,277585,277


Despite financial slowdowns, we still:
  • Raised €29,417 from generous companies and major donors across Ireland

  • Raised €314,219 from events and public appeals

  • Received €220,200 from Department of Foreign Affairs, Irish Aid 

  • Received 9% of income from online channels, including new virtual events and initiatives

We are exceedingly grateful to...

Our 2727 monthly regular donors

The 2626 loyal companies who donated and participated in events and initiatives

the 3434 people who took part in our new virtual event - Swim4Sight

As a percentage of total income

Pie Chart
  • Statutory Funding 38%

  • Corporate partners 5%

  • Individual donations and regular donors 10%

  • Events 43%

  • Government Assistance 4%