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Experience blindness

December 2012
Experience blindness

At the exhibition, the visitors had an opportunity to experience first hand the challenges that person who is blind faces in his/ her daily life. An interactive zone that gave the visitors the simulation to experience being blind. This is intended with the sole purpose of breaking myths and misconceptions around blindness and to educate people on the ways and means by which a person who is blind overcomes the challenges.

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A man handing laptop to a boy with dark glasses on.

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.

January 2019
Three men stand on stage, accepting an award from another man.

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.

January 2019
People stand in front of a sign that says: European Day of Persons with Disabilities.

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'.

December 2018