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The problem

Did you know that 80% of blindness can be prevented? There are more than 12 million* blind people in India. That’s about 30% of the world’s total blind population – most of whom went blind unnecessarily. You can make a difference by helping us combat the problem.

Since 1966, we have been working with local partners to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people who are irreversibly blind or disabled.

*Source: NPCB – WHO Survey

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people12million

people around India are blind*

firstaid80%

of this can be cured or prevented

News

VISION 2020: The Right to Sight 10th Annual Conference

VISION 2020: The Right to Sight 10th Annual Conference

20 May 2014

VISION 2020: The Right to Sight – India’s landmark 10th Annual Conference is to be… Continue reading

India signs the WIPO Treaty

India signs the WIPO Treaty

30 April 2014

Sightsavers (India) signs the WIPO treaty at Geneva and has also announced that it is likely... Continue reading

donate a color

Fidelity Information Services (FIS), Gurgaon participate in Sightsavers’ Donate a Colour Campaign on Holi

13 March 2014

Employees at Fidelity Information Services (FIS), Gurgaon, decided to bring colours... Continue reading

Sensitisation-Workshop

Sightsavers organises sensitisation workshop

01 March 2014

Kolkata, March 1, 2014: Sightsavers (India) conducted a workshop at the ITC Sonar... Continue reading

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