Social inclusion

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Pushpalata’s story

Hailing from Rajapur, 20-year-old Pushpalata received skill development training from the Rural Self Employment Training Institute.

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Bajrang’s story

Blind since birth, 20-year-old Bajrang was unable to build confidence until he started receiving training on daily living skills.

A group of men celebrating.
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India has come a long way in enabling opportunities for the visually impaired

It was in 1981, International Year of the Disabled People, that India celebrated and acknowledged globally developing a roadmap for the disabled.

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Ramlal’s story

30-year-old Ram Lal suffered from locomotive disorder since birth, but Sightsavers provided him with the opportunity to train as an organic farmer.

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How Do You Perceive the Life of a Person with Disability?

I don’t believe that there exist ‘disabled people’ on earth

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India has come a long way in enabling opportunities for the visually impaired

It was in 1981, International Year of the Disabled People ‘IYDP’, that India celebrated and acknowledged globally developing a roadmap for the disabled.

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Meet Janki, Who Did India Proud By Winning a Bronze at Blind Judo Championship in Tashkent

Janki Goud, a resident of Kurre, Pipariya in Jabalpur District, Madhya Pradesh could have never imagined giving flight to her dreams and stepping out of her village, let alone the country...

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Sightsavers set to promote crucial role of data at world-first forum

Properly understood, reliable data is central to delivering equitable development. This is core to the way Sightsavers tries to carry out its mission to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people with disabilities to be fully included within their communities and to equally benefit from their country’s national development process.

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Archana’s story

A social inclusion programme in her district motivated Archana to learn about her rights and entitlements to become the kind of leader we all need.

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We’ve won an award for our work on disability data disaggregation in India!

About 600 delegates from all the key organisation and Hospitals engaged in Eye Care were present during the Conference. More than 10 papers were presented.

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