Envisioning a beautiful tomorrow

August 2018

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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What we do

Shobha's story

65-year-old Shobha is a daily wage labourer and lives with her son in Alipurduar, West Bengal.

April 2019
A young boy sit, smiling on his mother's lap.

Kuldeep’s story

The Singh family’s youngest son, Kuldeep, had been blind from birth. Luckily he was able to receive a cataract operation to restore his sight.

April 2019

Health and hygiene among the girl child

A School based Study on Hygiene, Sanitation and Health among Girls in Howrah: Knowledge and Practices.

April 2019