Envisioning a beautiful tomorrow

A large population of our country still resides in villages.

In most rural communities, eye health (if available) is limited to cataract screening with limited or no attention given to other eye ailments. With the expansion of primary health under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), making primary eye care available to rural and remote areas will significantly improve eye health of the community. Sightsavers through its REH programme seeks to create awareness, provide quality eye health services and eliminate avoidable blindness among the rural population.

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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.

Sightsavers Reports

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.