A dedicated group of members of Whitburn Rotary Club have collected spectacles for Vision Aid Overseas.
The group, led by Iain Scott, parcelled up its 30,000th pair of spectacles for the charity, which recycles the glasses and use the income generated to support its programmes overseas.
Iain said:“Vision Aid Overseas is an international NGO (non-government organisation) based in the UK and working in six countries in Africa.
“They fight poverty by transforming access to eye care in developing countries. We are delighted to support their very important work.”
The evening also saw Kimberley Baird return to the club and speak about her experiences of spending a year in Georgia as part of the Georgia Rotary Student Programme.
President of the Club, Tosh McIntosh, added:“Iain has led a dedicated group of members in collecting the glasses - to collect 30,000 pairs is a very significant achievement.
“And we were delighted to hear, and see, how much Kimberley has benefited from spending a year of learning in Georgia.”