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

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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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Sightsavers India recognised as one of India's Best NGOs to Work for in 2020

Sightsavers India recognised as one of India’s Best NGOs to Work for in 2020

October 2020
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Sightsavers & Standard Chartered Bank join hands to prevent avoidable blindness in two major cities of Uttar Pradesh

Sightsavers & Standard Chartered Bank join hands to prevent avoidable blindness in two major cities of Uttar Pradesh

October 2020

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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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A Clear View: Life of an Ophthalmologist

Poor eyesight, blurred vision, and frequent eye infections are common problems we all have to face at some point or the other.

Dr Sandeep Bhuttan, April 2020

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Manisha's story

Manisha from Jabalpur has orthopaedic disability and is supported by Sightsavers under the Social Inclusion Programme.

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Srinu’s story

“To protect people from the pandemic, I, along with my SHG members decided to tailor masks and distribute in the community, and educate people about wearing masks, practice social distancing and handwashing,” says Srinu.

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Preeti's story

Preeti* from Chittaurgarh is 20 years old and has orthopaedic disability. At five years of age, Preeti met with an accident in which she lost one of her legs.

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