About Us

Christian Rural Eye Sight Promotion (CRESP) in a local not for profit Ngo that was founded in 1997 and registered with the National Bureau for Non-Governmental Organization registration no INDR 24021681NB / PERMIT NO. INDP 115181681NB.

It is also registered as a company limited by guarantee No. 46389 with the registrar of companies in Uganda. Cresp is operating in Namisidwa Manafwa, Bududa Mbale district in Eastern Uganda with the goal to improve vision prevent avoidable Blindness in underserved communities and to instigate, the social, economic impact of blindness on individual children families and communities.

On a sad note 80% of the rural population have no access to eye care services. It is the reason that Cresp exists. As Cresp, we are working out to become an integral part of all systems and services that provide child/ school health services, highlighting the critical role, vision plays in a child’s education and achieving their full potential in life.



    Phone: +256 772490459 / 0702490459

    Email: visioncre144@gmail.com

    LOCATION: Khamwando ward Bukhaweka town council 28km South of Mbale town Lwakhakha Road. Namisidwa District .

    CONTACT PERSON: Waburoko kizito Michael

    Executive director : Christian rural eye sight promotion

    P.o.box 1762 Mbale



CRESP Optometry Work

The role of optometry in society towards addressing vision care need is critical in Uganda.

Cresp is in line of promoting optometry work by solving the global vision crisis by creating equitable access to vision services and eye glasses for millions of people living in extreme poverty.

Secondly, advocating for advancement of optometry development among the stake holders and training of optometrists, optical technicians, and refractionists for sustainable eye care services in underserved communities in Uganda.