Eye health in India may not be as important when compared to other causes like girl child, cancer, aids and the list goes on but it has its own significance in one way or another. We at Sightsavers are proud for what we stand for and are able to offer to the society. Today, we have a strong team working in different verticals that help us support the cause. Without the availability of proper human resource this would become a mammoth task.
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.