Health workers like Ganga recommend people with eye problems to vision centres supported by Sightsavers so everyone can access the support they need.
In 2017 Madhabi Jana played the key role in organising an eye health camp by obtaining permission from the headmaster of the local school for the venue.
60 year old Pratima developed a cataract in her left eye, then her right, but a local health worker directed her to a Sightsavers-supported project.
Following a cataract surgery for his right eye in March 2015, 72 year old Madhav Sardar is back at what he does best: preparing parathas.
53 year old Kalpana and her husband Amal have experienced difficulties in life, and both have had cataract surgery due to a Sightsavers supported project.
G Plot, a remote island that falls within Pathar Pratima block in South 24 Parganas, is home to about 200 households belonging to the Sabar tribal group.
This is an attempt to document, for the first time in India, the need for eye health interventions as well as truckers’ own views on the issue of vision.
Rajaram Ramnath Mhatre, 72, and Geeta Rajaram Mhatre, 66, can lead a life of independence and normalcy once again after cataract surgery.
Sightsavers, a leading global development organisation working in over 30 countries to combat avoidable blindness, unveiled “Eyes OK Please”.
An accident while playing left Sonali, age 9, with a vision problem in her left eye until she attended a Sightsavers Eye Health camp.
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