2015 Talks

LUCIA: Improving Vision in Ethiopia

Date

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Time

13.00–14.00

Venue

Law, Senior Common Room

Price

Free

University of Birmingham staff established the charity LUCIA (Life Uplifted by Change in Africa) to improve the lives of women and children in Ethiopia.

Trustees Sylvia Gardiner (BEM) and Dr Janet Clarke will discuss how LUCIA has worked in partnership with UK charity Vision Aid Overseas to improve the eyesight of primary school children at Saria School in Ethiopia. The session will also look at how LUCIA works with local NGOs to build libraries and improve the health of children and communities.

Presented by LUCIA