Protecting sight and fighting for disability rights

Nearly half of visual impairment can be treated or prevented

What we do

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

Manu's story

Manu Kol is an 18-year-old girl, blind since birth. She lives with a joint family of eight people in a village in the Katni district of Madhya Pradesh.

Sightsavers stories

Saba's story

Saba, 14, attends a government school in Hazaribag, Jharkhand.

Sightsavers stories

Inji Bai & Kallu's story

Inji Bai and Kallu (names changed) have been married for more than 60 years and are now in their seventies.

Awards

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

On the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Sightsavers received recognition for its work in the field of eye health at the India edition of the Mahatma Awards 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