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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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people around India are blind*

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Sensitisation-Workshop

Sightsavers Organises Sensitisation Workshop to Discuss Eye Health Issues with Leading Corporates

01 March 2014

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

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Sightsavers Project Drishti for Disability: Book Release and Video Launch

20 January 2014

On 20th January 2014 Sightsavers released a Programme Document… Continue reading

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This World Disability Day lets open doors to build an inclusive society

03 December 2013

More than 12 million Indians live in absolute darkness… Continue reading

This Diwali be a part of our Donate a Sparkle Campaign

This Diwali be a part of our Donate a Sparkle Campaign

29 October 2013

Look not once, look keenly and you will notice that happiness comes from within you… Continue reading

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