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Meet Janki, Who Did India Proud By Winning a Bronze at Blind Judo Championship in Tashkent

Janki Goud, a resident of Kurre, Pipariya in Jabalpur District, Madhya Pradesh could have never imagined giving flight to her dreams and stepping out of her village, let alone the country...

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Andhreyes’ story

Andhreyes’ journey to education was not an easy one, but with teachers trained in providing inclusive education she has been able to pursue her dreams.

The blackboard speaks
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The blackboard speaks

There are 220 Million Students in 1.2 Million Schools of India, and 2/3rds of all school-going children are enrolled in government schools.

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Sightsavers campaigner Anuradha speaks at development conference

Disability advocate Anuradha Pareek, who featured in Sightsavers’ 2015 Framing Perceptions photo exhibition, is appearing as a key speaker this week at a conference on sustainable development in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Mukundu's story

Due to deteriorating eyesight Mukundu was unable to work properly, pushing him into depression, until he found out a simple surgery could help.

Kabir Bedi named brand ambassador for Sightsavers
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Kabir Bedi named brand ambassador for Sightsavers

Sightsavers, a leading global development organization working in over 30 countries to combat avoidable blindness and promote equal opportunities for visually impaired announced its association with internationally acclaimed actor and director, Kabir Bedi as its brand ambassador at an event held today.

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Sightsavers Netra Vasant – Rural Eye Health Project Makes Inroads in Hazaribag, Jharkhand

A mega eye assessment camp at Amrit Nagar, Hazaribag marked the onset of Sightsavers’ Netra Vasant - Rural Eye Health Project in the region.

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Sightsavers set to promote crucial role of data at world-first forum

Properly understood, reliable data is central to delivering equitable development. This is core to the way Sightsavers tries to carry out its mission to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people with disabilities to be fully included within their communities and to equally benefit from their country’s national development process.

Indebted to Louis Braille
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Why I am Indebted to Louis Braille for Enabling Me to Read

Louis Braille not only invented a script for the blind but created a global awakening about the potentialities of the blind and the disabled community.

Sightsavers chats up with RJ Chris of Radio One on World Disability Day
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Sightsavers chats up with RJ Chris of Radio One on World Disability Day

Jatin Tiwari, Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships and Events, Sightsavers got chatting with RJ Chris of Radio One...

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