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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*


of blindness is avoidable*



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

image of Sightsavers Project Drishti: Book release and video launch

Sightsavers Project Drishti for Disability: Book Release and Video Launch

20 January 2014

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


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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