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Did you know that 75% of blindness can be prevented? There are more than 8 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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8million

people around India are blind*

75%

of this can be cured or prevented


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Sightsavers with the support of Baxter inaugurates an all-girls school eye health programme in Howrah

21 May 2018

Taking a step towards empowering the girl child, Sightsavers with the support of Baxter and in collaboration with Susrut Eye Foundation and Research Centre inaugurated its Vidyajyoti All Girls’ School Eye Health Programme at How Continue reading

Inauguration of Shahbad Dairy Vision Centre in New Delhi

12 April 2018

Sightsavers in association with Baxter India and Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital launched a new Vision Centre under its Urban Eye Health Programme in Shahbad Dairy, New Delhi. Continue reading

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Sightsavers bags the prestigious HCL Grant 2018 for Education from Home Minister Sri Rajnath Singh, contesting more than 3,000 NGOs in India

14 March 2018

Sightsavers has been running its Inclusive Education Programme in five states of India to mainstream visually impaired and blind children into the existing education system. At a power packed ceremony at the HCL campus in Delhi-NC Continue reading

Baxter India and Sightsavers Launch Vision Centre to Improve Eye Health Services for Delhi NCR Slum Dwellers

19 January 2018

Baxter India, a leader in health care and Sightsavers, a global development organisation that has been working in India since 1966 to eliminate avoidable blindness opened their first vision centre in Delhi at Tahirpur village, New Continue reading

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