Eye health

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.

Health and hygiene among the girl child

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

Three men stand on stage, accepting an award from another man.

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.

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.

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Sightsavers celebrates World Sight Day in India

World Sight day is celebrated globally to draw attention to blindness and visual impairment across the world. The theme for 2018 was 'Eye Care Everywhere'.

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.

Inauguration of the Renovated Eye Hospital in Kamakhyanagar

The renovated eye unit, strengthened by Sightsavers, was inaugurated by the Chief District Medical Officer Shri Basudev Behera on 20th September 2018.

Sightsavers launches its fourth Static Vision Centre under RAAHI in Ballabhgarh, Haryana

Sightsavers opened a new Vision Centre under the RAAHI- National Truckers’ Eye Health Programme in Transport Nagar Ballabhgarh, Haryana.

Sightsavers signs an MoU with Department of Health, Government of Bihar

The State Health Society and Sightsavers signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the National Programme for Control of Blindness and Visual Impairment.

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