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Fashion & Disability - Walking with a Difference

Suparna belongs to the Amta village, in West Bengal.

January 2023

Eye Screening Camp launched by cricket legend, Krishnamachari Srikkanth in Chennai

To understand the prevalence of refractive error and other common eye problems among the fishing community in East Coast Road – Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

January 2023

Launch of 2nd Tanya Computer Centre supported by Madison Resource Foundation in Narmadapuram, Madhya Pradesh

Under the Social Inclusion Programme, Sightsavers with support from Madison Resource Foundation launched the Tanya Computer Centre (TCC).

January 2023

Bajaj supported Social Inclusion & Inclusive Education programme being implemented in Mandla and Raisen districts

Two-day orientation was organized for the people with disabilities on the formation of the organization of the People with Disability.

January 2023

Under Rural Eye Health Programme High Impact strategy of Sightsavers India Birpara II Gram Panchayat under Alipurduar district was given CBBF status which is in line with NPCB

As part of the Rural Eye Health Programme High Impact strategy of Sightsavers India Birpara II Gram Panchayat under Alipurduar district was declared Cataract Blindness Backlog Free (CBBF) status which is inline with the National Programme for Control of Blindness.

January 2023

Bajaj Finserv collaborates with Sightsavers to bring inclusive education and promote disability rights across four districts in India

Bajaj Finserv Limited, the holding company of the financial services businesses of the Bajaj Group, one of India’s oldest and largest conglomerates, joined hands with Sightsavers India to launch the Social Inclusion and Inclusive Education Programmes in Raisen, Khagariya, Kasganj, and Pratapgarh districts of Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan, respectively.

October 2022

Effectiveness of Ready2Clip Spectacles among Truck Drivers; Findings from National Truckers Eye Health Programme

Effectiveness of Ready2Clip Spectacles among Truck Drivers; Findings from National Truckers Eye Health Programme

September 2022

Eyes on the Highway: RAAHI National Truckers’ Eye Health Programme-Learnings and Reflections

Approximately 1.3 million people die in road accidents globally and one out of ten people killed in road accidents is from India.

September 2022

Sightsavers India celebrated five years of RAAHI- National Truckers Eye Health Programme

The event was attended by internationally acclaimed actor and director, Mr Kabir Bedi who is also the Honorary Brand Ambassador for Sightsavers India, and Shri Amit Kumar Ghosh, Additional Secretary at the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

September 2022

Sightsavers and Oracle collaborate to promote positive and enabling environment for children with visual impairment through education

Sightsavers, in collaboration with Oracle India, has launched the Inclusive Education project in multiple locations across India.

August 2022
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