Our year in numbers


We funded 10 projects in the following regions:

Despite pandemic restrictions, we worked with 26 partner healthcare institutions and delivered:

4.3 million antibiotic doses for trachoma control, beating our target

346,000 eye screenings, 83% of which were for children

41,000 eye care treatments, including cataract and trachomatous trichiasis surgeries

14,000 eye health worker training sessions – nearly double our target


Total income: £6,413,0646,413,064

Despite financial slowdowns and fewer programmes going ahead, we still:

  • Exceeded our UK voluntary income target by 24%, raising £4,890,095

  • Raised £1,504,019 from statutory donors

  • Received 20% of income from online channels, continuing our digital transformation

We were exceedingly grateful to 12,69812,698 individual donors, of whom 5,5465,546 were regular givers

We received 6161 legacies with a total value of £1,590,8661,590,866

6464 charitable trusts supported us, with a value of £1,036,0741,036,074

3535 companies supported us, with a value of £251,891251,891

As a percentage of total income

Pie Chart
  • Legacies 25%

  • Major donors, trusts and corporate partners 28%

  • Individual donors 23%

  • Statutory donors 24%