Our community

We are nothing without our amazing community. They are the reason we do what we do and are a constant source of inspiration to us.

Our community

An Asian woman looking at the camera. She is wearing a yellow shirt and her hair is falling over her left shoulder

Meet our community: Bhavini Makwana

Bhavini was diagnosed with RP in 1997 aged 17. The consultant who confirmed her diagnosis told her that “there was no cure or treatment and she should prepare to go blind".

James Clarke wearing a tuxedo standing in front of enormous white letters spelling out the word 'movie'

Meet our community: James Clarke

James was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa at a routine eye test and then later registered partially sighted at the age of 20, just prior to buying his first car and taking his driving test.

Mark Baxter

Meet our community: Mark Baxter

My name is Mark Baxter and from an early age I was diagnosed with a deteriorating retinal eye condition called retinitis pigmentosa or RP for short, which will slowly lead to blindness.

Rachel Foley

Meet our community: Rachel Foley

Rachel first noticed she had sight problems at the age of 15. She went to her local eye clinic, who said she had an astigmatism.