With a strong national standing, operational presence in several states and alignment with national issues, Sightsavers in India is transitioning from a regional structure to a unified national organisation. ‘Sightsavers in India’ now progresses with a unified strategic thinking intended to bring a sustainable impact, as it moves ahead with the following goals:
‘Sightsavers in India’ is seen differently by the National government, State government, partners or sister agencies, beneficiaries or public. It is now being increasingly recognised by International agencies, and its image has moved from bring purely a funding agency to now being positioned as a development organisation.
India is home to over 9 million truck drivers. Truck drivers play a significant role in transporting India’s freight; however their unorganised nature of work prohibits them to take their health issues seriously.
India is home to the largest population of blind people in the world. Over 12 million people in India are blind, of which nearly 88% of the blindness was unavoidable.