Stories

Sightsavers case stories

Hira's Story

Hira had to face many challenges in her childhood but found freedom from illiteracy through a Sightsavers Inclusive Education Project.

A young girl smiling.

Sonali’s story

Thanks to the use of Facebook’s messenger tool, nine-year-old Polok from Bangladesh has regained his sight.

Simpi’s story

Visually impaired since birth, Simpi could never imagine that she could go to school until a Sightsavers Inclusive Education Programme identified her.

Andhreyes’ story

Andhreyes’ journey to education was not an easy one, but with teachers trained in providing inclusive education she has been able to pursue her dreams.

Mukundu's story

Due to deteriorating eyesight Mukundu was unable to work properly, pushing him into depression, until he found out a simple surgery could help.

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.

Blindness

Mohinder's story

Mohinder hails from Ooty and suffers from blindness

'Top of the class'

Mahesh's story

Mahesh hails from Bhiyasar, a remote desert village in the Jodhpur district of Rajasthan

'I am independent and can take care of myself'

Hari's story

Hari was totally dependent on his mother and brother for everything, but after being taught daily living skills he was able to open a shop.

'Brihaspati overcomes low vision'

Brihaspati's story

Brihaspati's problem with vision became evident in class two when he started struggling with reading and writing, and his performance dropped.

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