The glasses have been gathered by Mr L Roberts from Devon and include a large amount donated by Boots Chemist Branch Exeter High Street . They include reading glasses and varifocals and are to be delivered to the Ukwama childrens home by rubyfair.com’s mine manager Rashid along with Snellen eye test charts and near vision eye test charts.
Co Director of Rubyfair.com Vedasto Kujwalire says ” These glasses will make a real difference to the childrens’ lives. Access to eye care is very poor in these remote areas of Tanzania. Rubyfair.com as well as providing supplies for the Orphanage sponsors some of the older children to attend the local school and with these glasses it will ensure the pupils will not be held back by poor eyesight .”