Check Our Video For The Campus Travel Video Competition
Check Our Video For The Campus Travel Video CompetitionIn May 2015 The Optical Foundation entered into a video competition from “Campus Travel” in Australia to win a Travel Grant. Unfortunately we didn’t win, but we did produce an amazing video about our work in Ghana...
Meet Our Two New Board Members Charlotte Marbus and Maria Markoulli
Meet Our Two New Board Members Charlotte Marbus and Maria MarkoulliThe Optical Foundation would like to welcome two new board members: Charlotte Marbus and Dr Maria Markoulli from Australia! Both Charlotte and Maria are no strangers to the foundation; they have both...
Fundraising for Nepal
Fundraising for NepalOn April 25th 2015, a powerful earthquake devastated the country of Nepal. Many people have lost their lives, their family members, and their homes. And to help rebuild the country, The Optical Foundation, Brien Holden Vision Institute, and...
Check Out Our 2015 Video For the Campus Travel Video Competition In Australia
Check Out Our 2015 Video For the Campus Travel Video Competition In AustraliaThe Optical Foundation has created a video to apply for the Campus Travel Grant in Australia to receive funding for our research project in Ghana. We are proud to announce our collaboration...
Check Out Our New Website!
Check Out Our New Website!You probably would have already noticed that the website of The Optical Foundation looks different. We have been working hard in recent weeks to update the look and feel of the website and give the foundation a make over. We hope that it is...
Meet Our New Board Member Rianne Harmsen
Meet Our New Board Member Rianne HarmsenThe Optical Foundation welcomes our new Board member Dr. Rianne Harmsen. Rianne has also lived in Ghana for a year in 2007-2008, teaching biology, chemistry and physics at the Nandom Secondary School, a school located in the...
Our President Carolina Kunnen Is Heading To Ghana
Our President Carolina Kunnen Is Heading To GhanaOn October 21, 2014 our president Carolina will head to Ghana to continue the work of The Optical Foundation and lay a good foundation for the next volunteer who will stay for an extended period in Ghana. Carolina is...
2700 Euro Raised Through The 1% Club Crowd Funding!
2700 Euro Raised Through The 1% Club Crowd Funding!The 1%Club is a non-profit organization, which uses an online platform to connect people with development projects. The basic idea is that people or organizations can offer 1% of their time, knowledge and income...
Another 5000 Euro Donation From Carpe Diem!
Another 5000 Euro Donation From Carpe Diem!The board of Carpe Diem foundation has yet again decided to support The Optical Foundation with an amount of €5000 for travel and accommodation costs of our volunteers. The Optical Foundation would like to express its...
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