Protecting sight and fighting for disability rights

Nearly half of visual impairment can be treated or prevented

What we do

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What we have achieved

55 million
people examined for eye problems since 1966
36.4 million
eye treatments provided, including spectacles and medication
5 million
operations performed to treat conditions such as cataract

Protecting sight and fighting for disability rights

See what we are doing

We enable people to lead independent lives

Where we work

People we have supported

Sightsavers stories

Shanti Devi's story

Shanti Devi, 65 years old widow, in the city of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Sightsavers stories

Gaya Bai’s Story

Fifty-nine-year-old Gaya Bai from Katni manages her household expenses from the meagre pension of her retired Police constable husband.

Sightsavers stories

Lalita’s Story

Twenty-five-year old Lalita lives in Hazaribagh and has orthopaedic disability.

Awards

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Sightsavers India wins the India Edition of the Mahatma Award for Social Good 2019

Sightsavers India wins the India Edition of the Mahatma Award for Social Good 2019

October 2019
Three men stand on stage, accepting an award from another man.
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Sightsavers India bags the prestigious ICC Social Impact award felicitated by Indian Chamber of Commerce

There were 45 shortlisted projects in the prominent ICC Social Impact Award and Sightsavers India came out victorious in the Health Domain category.

January 2019
Sightsavers employees accept an award.
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Sightsavers bags the prestigious HCL Grant 2018 for Education from Home Minister Sri Rajnath Singh

At a power packed ceremony at the HCL campus in Delhi-NCR, Sightsavers received the HCL award of 5 Crore INR for the extensive work on Inclusive Education.

March 2018