Stories

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.

'Picking up fast!'

Sudharani's story

Sudharani is 14 years old, and lives in Gulbarga, Karnataka, with her parents, and six-year-old brother, Nagesh

A self-confident Safiya

Safiya's story

Safiya is 44 years old, has always suffered from blindness, and has been totally dependant on her mother to do even the simplest of tasks.

eye health

Yashoda's story

Forty three year old homemaker, Yashoda Sonavane, suffered from frequent headaches and had difficulty reading because of poor eye health.

'I can walk freely now'

Yogita's story

In the early years of her life, Yogita’s family was obsessed with worry that she might hurt herself since she was suffering from blindness

'Vandana excels at school!'

Vandana's story

Vandana lost her eye sight to measles at the age of three

Conquering disability

Mohith's story

Thanks to technology, people who are blind can today function as effectively as their sighted colleagues in diverse professions such as management, law, accountancy, teaching, paramedical professions, and a range of vocations

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