Stories

Hope floats in Kerala

Somarajan's story

46 year old Somarajan Pillai, who lives with his wife and two children in Allapuzha district of Kerala, went blind gradually.

Blindness

Ramratan's story

Ten year-old Ramratan Mandi from West Bengal would have drifted into oblivion had it not been for the Sightsavers’ education project.

'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

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

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