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It is estimated that 30 per cent of India’s poor reside in urban slums.

Approximately 10 per cent of our urban population is homeless, while 5 per cent of all urban slums are not recognised by the government. Thus, a substantially large number of these impoverished pockets do not receive any health, education or livelihood support from the government.

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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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Sightsavers India wins ICC Social Impact Award for Urban Eye Health Programme in Bihar

Sightsavers India wins ICC Social Impact Award for Urban Eye Health Programme in Bihar

March 2021