Orbis International 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. Programmes and projects are implemented in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Orbis Africa is the South African registered non-profit organisation affiliated to Orbis International working in developing countries to reduce preventable and treatable blindness and visual impairment. Orbis Africa manages two large initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa: Child Eye Health and Strengthening Human Resources for Eye Health. The Orbis Africa Office in Cape Town has been active since 2010 supporting continental, sub-regional, national, and regional and district eye health priorities through support for service delivery and capacity building in health facilities and communities.