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  • Latest Newslink published

    Our latest Newslink has just been published. It provides a summary of progress and activities from the clinics covering the last six months. And we’d love it if you’d like to subscribe to receive it in the future (sent via MailChimp every six months or so). You can view the latest edition here, and subscribe…

  • Vintage collecting

    In the post we say a big thank-you to Darren and Claire who run Dead Men’s Spex, a specialist supplier of high quality vintage spectacles to theatres and the film industry. They visited recently to have a rummage through our boxes of older specs donated to the Trust over the past year. They found a…

  • 22 boxes of equipment despatched

    We’ve just despatched 22 boxes of equipment destined for 11 hospitals and Malawi College of Health Sciences – one of our largest single consignments ever. Contents included a variety of basic surgical supplies, uncut lenses, specialised eye examination equipment, ophthalmic surgery instruments and medical text books. Most of the equipment had been donated. From an…

  • Bob Baxter OBE

    It is with great sadness that we share news of the passing of Bob Baxter, a very special friend of The Raven Trust. Over many years, Bob has been an encourager, supporter and source of wisdom and advice for our work. He and Jan, his wife, ran their own development projects supporting the churches in…

  • More equipment ready for shipping

    Our ‘intelligent scavengers’ have been picking up some very useful eye testing equipment recently! These items, fully working but now redundant in clinics upgrading their equipment, are just what’s needed in many hospitals in northern Malawi. In the pic above are two of five Snellens Charts ready to be carefully packed. Then, with other very…

  • Subscribe to Newslink

    We publish an email newsletter about twice every year, giving updates on the work of the eye clinics we support in northern Malawi. You can view the September 2023 edition here, hosted at Mailchimp. You can subscribe to future Newslinks by hitting the Subscribe link in the top left-hand corner of the page. More info…