support will save the sight of thousands of children by ensuring that quality eye care centres are established in west and central Africa, where the need is great.
ORBIS is a unique charity offering truly unique fundraising events:
Cape Argus Cycle Tour
Join ORBIS and 35,000 cyclist from around the world in South Africa for the world famous Cape Argus Cycle Tour. A unique challenge that takes you through the stunning Cape Peninsular, the jewel in South Africa’s crown making it a cycling event like no other.
ORBIS Plane Pull
Have you ever had the opportunity to do this to a plane? ORBIS Pull for Sight is a fun team competition to see which group can pull a FedEx 757 cargo airplane the fastest.
Great Ethiopian Run
Take part in the Great Ethiopian Run - Africa’s biggest road race - and meet running legend, Haile Gebrselassie! This is an incredible 10k run around Addis Ababa at altitude with over 37,000 participants. You will also have the opportunity to visit to an ORBIS children’s eye care project in Ethiopia to see the difference your funds could make first-hand.
Dinner in the Dark
An unique social experience, eating and drinking in the pitch dark suppresses the dominant sense of sight. How will you and your colleagues adapt?