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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 launches its fourth Static Vision Centre under RAAHI in Ballabhgarh, Haryana.

17 September 2018

New Delhi, September 17, 2018: Sightsavers opened a new Vision Centre under the RAAHI- National Truckers’ Eye Health Programme in Transport Nagar Ballabhgarh, Haryana. RAAHI is designed to align with the Sightsavers global Uncor Continue reading

Sightsavers signs an MoU with Department of Health, Government of Bihar

04 September 2018

The State Health Society Bihar (SHSB) and Sightsavers India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the National Programme for Control of Blindness and Visual Impairment (NPCB&VI) in the State of Bihar. Continue reading

The five year long Sundarbans Eye Health project comes to an end

04 September 2018

On August 31st, 2018, Sightsavers India culminated its five yearlong Sundarbans Eye Health Project with Standard Chartered Bank. The report outlines 5 year progress of eye health project in the Sundarbans. The goal of the project Continue reading

Sightsavers signs an MoU with SSEPD, Government of Odisha

27 July 2018

Bhubaneswar, Odisha, July 25, 2018 – Department of Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SSEPD), Government of Odisha signed the MoU with Sightsavers to promote socio-economic development of Persons with Di Continue reading

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