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Pratima’s story

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.

Madhav’s story

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.

Kalpana’s story

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.

Pathar’s story

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.

Imraj's story

Seven-year-old Imraj affirms that he loves to study with a nod and a shy smile, but cataract made it impossible for him to learn until he underwent surgery.

A man sits next to a standing boy.

Partha's story

Partha Mukherjee teaches Mathematics and offered his support for a Sightsavers eye health initiative when approached by a community worker.

A women smiling.

Ganga's story

Health workers like Ganga recommend people with eye problems to vision centres supported by Sightsavers so everyone can access the support they need.

Madhabi’s story

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.

Eyes OK please

This report is an attempt to document, for the first time in India, the need for eye health care interventions as well as truckers’ own views on the vital issue of vision.

Rajaram Ramnath's story

Rajaram Ramnath Mhatre, 72, and Geeta Rajaram Mhatre, 66, can lead a life of independence and normalcy once again after cataract surgery.

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