Fred got things done. He always pushed for change, and because of that, put in motion a legacy to end avoidable blindness. Fred was an ophthalmologist and eye surgeon who believed that all people, whether rich or poor, should have access to quality and affordable eye care.
What we do
The Fred Hollows Foundation has a very clear goal: we’re putting an end to avoidable blindness. When this day comes, people in developing countries will get the same quality eye care the rest of the world takes for granted – and we won’t stop until this is done.
The Fred Hollows Foundation HK
In 2015 The Foundation has expanded its operations in Asia with the establishment of a new office in Hong Kong. The HK office will act as a regional hub to support its ever-growing Asian program work, particularly in mainland China where 20 percent of the world’s blind live.