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How can you help?

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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.                    

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.


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