We’ve won an award for our work on disability data disaggregation in India!

June 2016

The 12th Annual Conference on VISION 2020 INDIA was held in Pune on 4-5 June 2016. About 600 delegates from all the key organisation and Hospitals engaged in Eye Care were present during the Conference. More than 10 papers were presented from Sightsavers and its partners.

A paper was presented on ‘Everybody Counts: Learnings from data disaggregated by disabilities (DDD) pilot project’ in the track Emerging Practices in Affective Outreach. The paper was based on the pilot conducted in Bhopal as part of DDD Project. On behalf of Sightsavers, Archana Bhambal, Area Director, presented the paper. The paper got awarded the best paper presented in the track. This recognition surely tells how important the subject is and we need more efforts to share this on bigger platforms.

One paper was presented by our partner, Dr. Rajesh Saini, Administrator from Sewa Sadan Hospital on Reaching out to urban slums of Bhopal – ‘Amrita Drishti’ MP Urban Slum Eye Care Programme. This paper also got the best paper award in the track Sharing Knowledge Repository : Towards Organisation’s Sustainability and growth.

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What we do
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