Madhya Pradesh

Aliya’s story

With the help of Low Vision Devices six year old Aliya was finally able to read and regularly attend school in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand.

People with disability showing the voting mark on their fingers.

Charting the road to accessible elections

On National Voters Day, let us revisit how the largest democracy in the world is moving towards making elections inclusive.

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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'.

Sightsavers employees accept an award.

Sightsavers bags the prestigious HCL Grant 2018 for Education from Home Minister Sri Rajnath Singh

At a power packed ceremony at the HCL campus in Delhi-NCR, Sightsavers received the HCL award of 5 Crore INR for the extensive work on Inclusive Education.

A family standing together.

The family with cataract

Father to seven children, Sanjesh Yadav lives with his wife, Chandrakala in Vidisha district, Madhya Pradesh and both suffer from cataract.

Archana’s story

A social inclusion programme in her district motivated Archana to learn about her rights and entitlements to become the kind of leader we all need.

Blind Self Defence

Self-defence Training for Visually Impaired Girls in Bhopal!

A 10 day self - defence training programme ‘Sashakta Netra’ for visually impaired girls...

Best decision he ever made!

Beru's story

When Beru heard about the availability of cataract surgery in his area his friends tried to dissuade him despite the fact that he was almost blind.

World Sight Day 2012
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World Sight Day - Oct 11, 2012

World Sight Day is an international day of awareness, held annually on the second Thursday of October...