ABALON Trust works with partners across sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean to deliver high quality eye care, training, access to sustainable service models, and innovations in ophthalmology. 

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ABALON Trust is an innovative, international eye-health charity working with medically underserved communities in sub-Saharan Africa, The Caribbean and The United Kingdom.

Thursday, 10 October 2024








We could not deliver the work we do without our hospital and community-based colleagues, academic partners, and volunteers.


Charles Pierce, Ophthalmologist

Barbados Diabetes Foundation and University of the West Indies
The Maria Holder Diabetes Centre for the Caribbean


ABALON Trust provides diabetic retina training to trainees, equipment, and resources in the Barbados Diabetic Eye Screening Programme (BDESP).


George S. Odhiambo-Ohito, Cataract Surgeon

City Eye Hospital, Nairobi and Saiya, and Mount Kenya University


ABALON Trust provides funding, medicines, surgical equipment, and aftercare to enable colleagues in Kenya to offer cataract surgery to people living in communities that would not ordinarily have access to it.


Lynett Masiwa, Optometrist

Parirenyatwa General Hospital and University of Zimbawe

Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals

ABALON Trust volunteers coordinate community eye camps in rural parts of Zimbabwe that would not ordinarily have access to eye screening and treatment.  We also work with schools in Zimbabwe to train teachers to perform basic eye tests on children.