Projet de Création d’un Centre Communautaire de Lutte contre la Cécité au Bénin

Making eye care accessible to the Beninois population

Project start date : 01/09/2019

Last updated : 16/03/2022

Beneficiary country : Benin

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Primary healthcare
  • Ophthalmology

Fields of application

  • Health professional training
  • Telemedicine (remote diagnosis and consultations)
  • Information, education and communication for behaviour change (IEC)
  • Patient monitoring and medical data

Stage of development

  • Pilot project/testing/trials

Financing method

  • Private (private investors, crowdfunding, philanthropy, etc.)
  • NGO
  • Other (please specify)

Area where the project is utilised

  • Provincial/regional (in one region of a single country)

Economic model(s)

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

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)
  • Entire population
  • Dependents/persons with disabilities
  • Patient family/entourage
  • Other

Project objectives

  • Decreased morbidity
  • Reduced suffering
  • Improved treatment

Materials used

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

Technologies used

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

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation


About the sponsor

Coopérative CCLC benin-cecite

The Community Centre for Combating Blindness (CCLC) is a simplified cooperative society that specialises in basic eye care at community level, offering innovative and high-quality treatments in response to problems of accessibility to eye care and to isolation of visually impaired persons in Benin and the West African Sub-Region.

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

Country of origin :

Contact : Sponsor website Project website


  • ONG - Association des Paramédicaux pour la Solidarité et le Développement

    Healthcare (professionals and structures)


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