How can you help?

The Sumba Eye Program welcomes donations to assist in providing life changing eye operations for the      people of Sumba. Your donation will be used to purchase the medical supplies and equipment needed to       deliver cataract surgery, perform eye examinations and train local doctors and nurses.                    



To make a donation by cash, credit card or cheque, please complete the donation form (PDF 35 KB).

All cheques must be made payable to “Royal Australasian College of Surgeons”.
Please return the completed form with your donation to the Program Officer by mail, email or fax  to:
International Development Program 
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons College of Surgeons’ Gardens
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia
Tel : +61 3 9249 1211

Sumba book 1       “Eyes for Sumba”

‘Eyes for Sumba’ is a bilingual book by Iip D. Yahya, celebrating the achievements of the Sumba Eye Program with a foreword from Bapak Irmawin Emir Wisnandar, Indonesian Consul General to Victoria and Tasmania.

The book tells the story of the Sumba Eye Program with striking photographs and many individual personal accounts by the patients, the Australian volunteers, local community health workers and even the local hotel owner, who goes to great lengths to welcome the team back to Sumba each year! Through multiple perspectives and remarkable imagery, the book gives a very rich insight into the need in Sumba, and why the Sumba Eye Program team is so dedicated its work and the people of Sumba.    

Cost: $35 (incl. GST & local postage and handling). All proceeds go directly to the life-changing work of the Sumba Eye Program.

Download the Order Form (PDF 240KB)

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