Eye health

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

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.

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.

Gayatri's story

13-year-old Gayatri from Madhya Pradesh would often complain about having blurry eyesight to her parents.

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Shobha's story

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

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.

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Health and hygiene among the girl child

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

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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
Six people stand next to a banner that welcome Sightsavers' Honorary Brand Ambassador.

Sightsavers Honorary Brand Ambassador Kabir Bedi encourages truck drivers to get their eyes tested

Kabir Bedi, the Brand Ambassador of Sightsavers India, visited the eye screening camp in Bhiwandi on the successful completion of its one year.

December 2018
A collage of photos from Sightsavers work.

A thank you note from the CEO

Since 1966 we have been striving to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people who are irreversibly blind or disabled lead a life of independence.

RN Mohanty, October 2018
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