Create technology [&] health intelligence that empowers healthcare providers to deliver sustainable eye care to everyone

Project start date : 02/01/2012

Beneficiary country : Kenya Botswana Pakistan Zimbabwe

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Primary healthcare
  • Ophthalmology
  • Other

Fields of application

  • Patient monitoring and medical data

Stage of development

  • Routine project/operational

Financing method

  • Public (grant/subsidies, call for proposals/call for tender, etc.)
  • Private (private investors, crowdfunding, philanthropy, etc.)
  • NGO
  • Government agency (USAID, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • International (in several countries)

Economic model(s)

  • Income generated by beneficiaries
  • Revenue generated by the beneficiaries/healthcare facilities
  • Subsidies

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)
  • Entire population
  • Dependents/persons with disabilities
  • Children - adolescents (ages 6-18)

Project objectives

  • Decreased morbidity
  • Reduced suffering
  • Improved treatment

Materials used

  • Cellular (mobile) phone
  • Smartphone
  • Tablet
  • Computer

Technologies used

  • Mobile telecommunications (without data connection)
  • Internet
  • Geolocation
  • Mobile app (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, HTML5, etc.)

About the sponsor

Peek Vision Foundation

Peek Vision is a social enterprise which develops smartphone technology and public health tools to help eye health organisations improve their services.
The Peek Vision Foundation is a registered charity in the UK which wholly owns a trading company, Peek Vision Ltd. The company creates and distributes software and services to power sustainable, high-impact eye care programmes worldwide.
All profits generated by the Company’s activities belong to the Foundation, which reinvests them in building eye care capacity in low and middle-income countries.

Sector : Institutions (Communities, public authorities, NGOs, foundations, etc.)

Country of origin : United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation

Yes, evaluated independently


  • CBM International

    Institutions (Communities, public authorities, NGOs, foundations, etc.)

  • International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH) at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

    Academic entities (Universities, research laboratories, etc)

  • Ministry of Health Kenya

    Institutions (Communities, public authorities, NGOs, foundations, etc.)

  • MInistry of Health & Wellness

    Institutions (Communities, public authorities, NGOs, foundations, etc.)

  • Government of Botswana