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

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Sightsavers India and JSLPS organise an inclusive employment campaign for people with disabilities

Sightsavers India, a development organisation that has been protecting sight and fighting for disability rights launched “Employability Campaign for Persons with Disabilities” in Jharkhand.

November 2021
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Sightsavers with the support of HCL and the Rajasthan state government making education accessible for children with visual impairment

Amid a pandemic that engulfed almost the entire world and a lockdown, it became extremely difficult to manage the learning needs of blind and visually impaired children.

November 2021
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“MISSION ROSHNI” launched by Sightsavers & Government of Madhya Pradesh to prevent Blindness in Jhabua.

“MISSION ROSHNI” launched by Sightsavers & Government of Madhya Pradesh to prevent Blindness in Jhabua.

August 2021

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The journey of a Sightsavers India Fellow

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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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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Shanti Devi's story

Shanti Devi, 65 years old widow, in the city of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

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Gaya Bai’s Story

Fifty-nine-year-old Gaya Bai from Katni manages her household expenses from the meagre pension of her retired Police constable husband.

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Kodu’s Story

Sixty year old named Kodu lives with his wife in Katni district of Madhya Pradesh.

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