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Vision Excellence Awards: Ciku Mathenge

We are excited to announce that our founder and RIIO Director Professor Ciku has received the Vision Excellence Award from the IAPB. Join us in congratulating Prof. Ciku Mathenge on this achievement. We are proud of you and honored to learn from and work with you.

Prof. Geoff Tabin, a Cornea Specialist and founder of the Himalayan Cataract Project visits RIIO.

Prof. Geoff Tabin, a Cornea Specialist and founder of the Himalayan Cataract Project: CureBlindness.org visited the RIIO-KIBAGABAGA Community Eye Clinic to treat eye patients with cornea problems. During his visit the professor also spent time training our residents as well as participating in RIIO’s outreach activities. We thank him for his continued […]


The RIIO- Kibagabaga Community Eye Clinic was Refurbished and Equipped by RIIO and Officially launched by DG RBC accompanied by Gasabo District Executive Administrator, on Thursday 8th October 2020 During world sight day celebration .

RIIO @ Kibagabaga Community Eye Clinic

Goodmorning from the RIIO @ Kibagabaga Community Eye Clinic. The suns out and we are ready to serve.  The clinic is set to officially launch on the 8th of October. The facility, which is located at the Kibagabaga Hospital will offer specialized ophthalmological treatment services to patients, at Mutuelle de […]


The Day of Perfect Vision 6/6 2020.

6/6/2020 The day of perfect vision. 6/6 and 20/20.  This will NEVER happen again. Encourage yourself and others to go for an eye test this week. Support those who will never have perfect vision. Celebrate those who support you to keep your eyes healthy and those who support those without […]

COVID-19 Resources

The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19)pandemic is rapidly changing the way the health and development communities are working. With the proximity of eye health professionals to patients during eye examinations and reports that the virus can cause conjunctivitis, COVID-19 has implications for eye health and eye health professionals. To assist IAPB members, […]

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) announces call for applications

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.Organisation: IAPB. The University of Edinburgh will award 12 scholarships for successful applicants to their Master of Surgery (ChM) in Clinical Ophthalmology programme, thanks to the […]


Kwibuka – To Remember. Today marks the 26th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and the beginning of the commemoration week. Remember, Unite, Renew. #Kwibuka26

Get to know our residents

We will be sharing profiles on our residents on the site. These can be found by visiting our dedicated blog. Profiles are also shared our social media pages linked to the website.