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Honorary Brand Ambassador Kabir Bedi encourages truck drivers to get their eyes tested.

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Fashion & Disability - Walking with a Difference

Suparna belongs to the Amta village, in West Bengal.

January 2023
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Eye Screening Camp launched by cricket legend, Krishnamachari Srikkanth in Chennai

To understand the prevalence of refractive error and other common eye problems among the fishing community in East Coast Road – Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

January 2023
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Launch of 2nd Tanya Computer Centre supported by Madison Resource Foundation in Narmadapuram, Madhya Pradesh

Under the Social Inclusion Programme, Sightsavers with support from Madison Resource Foundation launched the Tanya Computer Centre (TCC).

January 2023

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“The Sightsavers India Fellowship Program helped me in finding my true potential,” Dr Vanlalmuanpuii, Sightsavers India Fellow, 2019 – 2021

Sightsavers India Fellow, 2019-2021 gets candid as she completes her fellowship journey.

Dr Vanlalmuanpuii, March 2022
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“The Sightsavers India Fellowship Program takes keen interest in a fellow’s growth,” Dr Anoop Kumar Singh, Sightsavers India Fellow, 2019 – 2021

Sightsavers India Fellow, 2019-2021 gets candid as he completes his fellowship journey. Here’s a tete-a-tete with the ophthalmologist on eye health in rural India, the pandemic and his overall fellowship journey.

Dr Anoop Kumar Singh, December 2021
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RAAHI– Serving those that serve us

India is home to over 9 million truck drivers. Truck drivers play a significant role in transporting India’s freight; however their unorganised nature of work prohibits them to take their health issues seriously.

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Manu's story

Manu Kol is an 18-year-old girl, blind since birth. She lives with a joint family of eight people in a village in the Katni district of Madhya Pradesh.

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Inji Bai & Kallu's story

Inji Bai and Kallu (names changed) have been married for more than 60 years and are now in their seventies.

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Gurbachan's story

Sixty five year old Gurbachan lives with his wife and children, in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan.

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