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Our aim is to
take ocular surgery to those who need it most.

We believe non-profit organisation Africa20Twenty has a solution.

 

Africa20Twenty was inspired by the ‘Eyes of Zion’ mobile operating room, an initiative spearheaded by Prof Assia Professor at the Faculty of Medicine Tel Aviv University Israel. The mobile operating room is essentially a travelling clinic which performs routine cataract surgeries in rural communities without access to medical services. Its lifechanging work has restored the sight of hundreds/thousands of people - and with the right resources, Africa20Twenty aims to do the same.

 

In February 2019 Africa20Twenty founders  Dr Johann Snyman (Ophthalmology Registrar),

Dr Kaps Moodley (Ophthalmologist and Clinical Head MPEH) and Peet Pieterse joined forces to find sponsors for this mission.

VISION IS
learning
VISION IS
life
VISION IS
essential
VISION IS
independence
critical
VISION IS
VISION IS
20/20
What is a cataract?
NORMAL LENS
LENS CLOUDED BY CATARACT
How does cataract surgery work?
 

ABOUT US

We restore sight.

Mission statement: Africa20Twenty will improve access to cataract surgery across Africa by taking medical professionals and services to impoverished communities that need them most; to bring vision to all, regardless of socio-economic status.

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MOBILE

SURGICAL UNIT

to eradicate blindness

 

OUR SOLUTION

TO TAKE TO THEATRE TO THE PEOPLE

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Donate, volunteer or partner with us today.

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DONATE

SECURELY DONATE THROUGH PAYPAL, GIVENGAIN, EFT AND PAYFAST.

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VOLUNTEER

IF YOU ARE A SKILLED PROFESSIONAL WE NEED YOUR ASSISTANCE. NURSES, SPECIALISTS & TOUR LEADERS.

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PARTNER

IF YOU HAVE A BUSINESS THAT CAN ASSIST IN SUPPORTING US BY DONATING SUPPLIES.

 

OUR PARTNERS

"Look at everything as though you are seeing it either for the first or last time, then your time on earth will be filled with glory.”

Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

 
Upcoming Outreach Programs
Mozambique
October 2020
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October 2020
Mozambique, Mozambique
Botswana
November 2020
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November 2020
Botswana, Botswana
ShongweniFoodRelief
Fri, May 15
Shongweni Road
May 15, 3:04 PM
Shongweni Road, Shongweni Rd, Hilldene, Hillcrest, 3610, South Africa

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Africa20twenty is a Non-profit organisation based in South Africa

 Vision

 

Mobilise the operating room.

 

Inspired by the World Health Organisation’s Vision2020 mandate to help the visually-impaired wherever possible, Africa20Twenty is taking the surgical theatre to the people.

 

Multiple Africa20Twenty ocular surgery mobile units will offer operating room procedures in the most unreachable areas across the continent.

 

These traveling units staffed by specialist ophthalmology teams will change lives in the most profound way, providing simple cataract surgeries otherwise unavailable. 

Mission

 

Restore sight.

 

Africa20Twenty will improve access to cataract surgery across Africa by taking medical professionals and services to impoverished communities that need them most; to bring vision to all, regardless of socio-economic status.

 

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