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Let’s support Orbis’s sight-saving efforts by joining the Great Ethiopian Trip with other brave hearts and kind souls!

This year, Orbis team will continue to compete in the 10km Great Ethiopian Run to run for sight. Our team members will also have the chance to witness Orbis at work in the rural community of Arba Minch. This is an ultimate week away with a difference! As places are very limited, act now and start planning to experience life in this fascinating country. 

Enroll today! Join us on our journey, and help transform the lives of Ethiopia’s neediest people! 

Date: November 14 - 20, 2018

Location: Ethiopia, Africa

Tour fee:

  • Registration on or before June 29, 2018 : HKD22,800
  • Registration on or before August 31, 2016: HKD23,800

Fundraising target: In addition to the travel cost, participants are required to raise at least MOP10,000 for Orbis’s sight-saving projects in Ethiopia. We are happy to provide with you various fundraising tools. 

Enquiry: (853) 2830 0787 / [email protected] (Ms Rhonda Chiang)

* Special thanks to Ethiopian Airlines for supporting this event.

A Review of Last Year’s Tour

Orbis Hong Kong & Macau team, with 23 donors and Orbis staff, traveled to Ethiopia in November 2017. They visited local schools, clinics and eye banks at Arba Minch, to witness life-transforming trachoma surgery and participate into eye health promotions. Also, they completed the 10KM race at Addis Ababa, the country’s capital with Orbis Ireland, Orbis UK, Orbis International team as well as other 44,000 runners. They also successfully raised over HKD500,000 to support Orbis’s commitment to eliminating blinding trachoma and other diseases of the eye in Ethiopia.

Great Ethiopian Run

Established in 2001 by global long-distance running legend, Haile Gebrselassie, the Great Ethiopian Run attracts over 30,000 international athletes to come to Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, and run a 10km race around 10,000 feet above sea level. Despite hailing from all corners of the globe, all runners at the event share a common goal – to make our world a better place! So join the Orbis team and raise funds that will bring the country’s visually impaired people closer to the dream of clear vision with every step you take!

Official website of The Great Ethiopian Run: www.ethiopiarun.org

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