A tailor by profession, Shaukat Farookh works in a small shop and relies upon his spectacles, as poor vision could end his livelihood.
Gagan Deep Singh is a special needs teacher in Rajasthan who received training at the National Institute for the Visually Handicapped.
Nine-year-old student Shrushti Anantkumar found herself struggling to read the blackboard. An eye check confirmed disastrous news.
39-year-old Ganesha Ram, who failed to get a job after losing his eye sight, found money to be so scarce that his son had to be pulled from school.
46 year old Somarajan Pillai, who lives with his wife and two children in Allapuzha district of Kerala, went blind gradually.
Ten year-old Ramratan Mandi from West Bengal would have drifted into oblivion had it not been for the Sightsavers’ education project.
Sudharani is 14 years old, and lives in Gulbarga, Karnataka, with her parents, and six-year-old brother, Nagesh
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.
Forty three year old homemaker, Yashoda Sonavane, suffered from frequent headaches and had difficulty reading because of poor eye health.
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
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