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

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Children with Disabilities get a Resource Centre to Learn

A Model Resource Centre for Children with Disabilities provided seven children with disabilities with a laptop and a mobile phone each.

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Sightsavers India bags the prestigious ICC Social Impact award felicitated by Indian Chamber of Commerce

There were 45 shortlisted projects in the prominent ICC Social Impact Award and Sightsavers India came out victorious in the Health Domain category.

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DPO Members supported by Sightsavers India take part in ‘European Disability and Development Week’ in Brussels

The visit was a part of the project ‘Building Partnerships for Sustainable Development Goals- Empowering Disabled People’s Organisations'.

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Charting the road to accessible elections

On National Voters Day, let us revisit how the largest democracy in the world is moving towards making elections inclusive.

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Why NGOs working for education and Government Partnership is crucial for Quality Education

Every NGO working for education tries its best to ensure that every child around the world has the right to build a better future and a better life.

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Since 1966 we have been striving to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people who are irreversibly blind or disabled lead a life of independence.

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Shobha's story

65-year-old Shobha is a daily wage labourer and lives with her son in Alipurduar, West Bengal.

Rajesh’s story

32-year-old Rajesh from Majhuli district in Jabalpur faced a similar problem as he had low vision. With a wife and two daughters, Rajesh was finding it difficult to fulfill the basic requirements of the family.

Aliya’s story

With the help of Low Vision Devices six year old Aliya was finally able to read and regularly attend school in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand.

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Sightsavers’ vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes.

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