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

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Call of Duty Battle Royale In Aid of Sightsavers

Mobile tournament Solo Battle Royale in aid of Sightsavers

April 2021
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Sightsavers India wins ICC Social Impact Award for Urban Eye Health Programme in Bihar

Sightsavers India wins ICC Social Impact Award for Urban Eye Health Programme in Bihar

March 2021
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Sightsavers, EU and EDF launch Rising Voices: A Paper on women with disabilities

Sightsavers, EU and EDF launch Rising Voices: A Paper on women with disabilities

October 2020

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Rural Eye Health – An impact waiting to be achieved

India is home to the largest population of blind people in the world. Over 12 million people in India are blind, of which nearly 88% of the blindness was unavoidable.

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Making education inclusive and accessible for blind children amidst lockdown

The tele-education model ensured inclusive learning even during the COVID-19 pandemic.

RN Mohanty, August 2020
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“My dreams have wings now”: the impact of India’s SDG scorecard project

As part of the SDGs implementation project in India, an innovative disability inclusion scorecard was created that has led to remarkable results.

Namrata Mehta, July 2020

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Lalita’s Story

Twenty-five-year old Lalita lives in Hazaribagh and has orthopaedic disability.

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Sindhu’s Story

Sindhu is a Health Worker at Sightsavers’ partner, Nayonika Eye Care Charitable Trust in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

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Bhanwar’s Story

Bhanwar Kanwar has been an Anganwadi helper for over 16 years in an Anganwadi Centre in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Furthermore, she is a member of Mahila Arogya Samiti (MAS).

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