Stories

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Partha's story

Partha Mukherjee teaches Mathematics and offered his support for a Sightsavers eye health initiative when approached by a community worker.

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Ganga's story

Health workers like Ganga recommend people with eye problems to vision centres supported by Sightsavers so everyone can access the support they need.

Madhabi’s story

In 2017 Madhabi Jana played the key role in organising an eye health camp by obtaining permission from the headmaster of the local school for the venue.

Rajaram Ramnath's story

Rajaram Ramnath Mhatre, 72, and Geeta Rajaram Mhatre, 66, can lead a life of independence and normalcy once again after cataract surgery.

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Kiran’s story

Visually impaired since birth, 10-year-old Kiran could have never imagined stepping out of her home until regular counselling was given to her parents.

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.

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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.

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