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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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Sightsavers India wins the India Edition of the Mahatma Award for Social Good 2019

Sightsavers India wins the India Edition of the Mahatma Award for Social Good 2019

October 2019
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Shyam Sundar Devi's story

70-year-old Shyam Sundar Devi from Patna had been struggling to see clearly for a year. She had blurry vision in both eyes.

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Demand for and provision of eye care services in slum populations in Jaipur, India

The overall aim of this study is to better understand the demand for and provision of eye care services in the city of Jaipur, with a specific focus on urban slum-dwelling communities.