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Jonga Trust is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation that screens and manages eye health for disadvantaged people in South Africa.   We focus on providing eye health care services to all demographic, social and economic segments of the South African population who has limited access to eye care and further provide visual aids to sustain functional vision at the community level.

By Jonga Trust providing cost effective visual correction to young children, learners, adults and the elderly it allows individuals and families to be less socially dependent and become more economically viable.  Our promise is to treat each patient with the highest level of eye care and respect while keeping quality eye care affordable.

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Annual Report 2010-2011
  EVERYBODY WORKING IN THE FIELD OF EYE CARE, NEED TO BE UP TO THE CHALLENGES AND BE ALERT TO THE CHANGES TAKING PLACE. TO GIVE THOSE IN NEED THE RIGHT TO SIGHT Supported by the Lions International District 410A South Africa   Message from the Chairperson As we step into a new year with Jonga Trust, I am humbled by what we have been able to achieve since the first Jonga Trust seeds were planted in 2008. We are beginning to se...
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Every Child Should See Program
The Lions club of Tokai together with Jonga Trust has established a new eye care program.  The eye care program focuses on eye screening and supply of spectacles for young children under the age of six, living in disadvantaged areas of Cape Town, South Africa. The program identifies the young children who are in need of eye care such as refractive error or eye pathology. The program ensures the children are refracted by qualified Optometris...
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Jonga Screens Mayor’s Eyes
Thousands of Cape Townians joined the Global Diabetes Run/Walk on Saturday, November 19, to raise awareness for diabetes, which has been recognised by the United Nations as one of the world’s most severe health risks.  Amongst the people attending the event was Mayor of Cape Town, Patricia De Lille and Professor Tim Noakes.  Jonga Trust was also present, manning a booth with Lions District 410A.  During the day, Jonga Eye Care Wor...
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Eye Screening at Philippi Children Centre
Jonga Trust in association with the Lions club of Bergvliet had an eye health screening day for the preschool children at the Philippi children’s centre on 25 October 2011. Jonga Trust screened two classes, the Grade R and the Nursery class (4-5year old). “The two Jonga Trust eye screeners, Eubertina and Gavin, were fantastic with the children”, remarked Rose Saville, president of the Bergvliet Lion club. Fifty children in total were screened ...
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Rural farm workers eye screening initiative
Lions Club of Franschhoek and Jonga Trust ran a rural farm eye screening initiative that took place in Franschhoek for the rural farm worker community on the 12 July 2011. The Lions club of Franschhoek sponsored the initiative which allowed the Jonga Trust community based eye workers and volunteers to screen 207 rural farm workers and their children. The results of the screening showed that 98 farm workers needed to have their eyes tested for sp...
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