Stories of empowering organisations of people with disabilities
Aim to screen 3 lakh people for eye health by end December 2025
This is a unique effort by Sightsavers in collaboration with District Health Administration and Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society (JSLPS) towards Vaccine Equity for Persons with Disabilities in Hazaribagh District of Jharkhand.
At 21 years of age, Sudama was given the opportunity to become a one-day District Collector of Katni, Madhya Pradesh on International Women’s Day.
Sightsavers India in collaboration with National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCEPDP) organised a national consultation ahead of Global Disability Summit (GDS) scheduled for 16th and 17th February.
As part of its Social Inclusion Programme, Sightsavers India initiated a campaign on ‘Vaccine Equity for people with Disabilities’ in its eight operational states.
Sightsavers India, a development organisation that has been protecting sight and fighting for disability rights launched “Employability Campaign for Persons with Disabilities” in Jharkhand.
Amid a pandemic that engulfed almost the entire world and a lockdown, it became extremely difficult to manage the learning needs of blind and visually impaired children.
Sightsavers with the support of SBI Capital Markets Limited - one of India's leading investment banks, as a part of its CSR programme under healthcare set up three mobile vision centres to strengthen the primary eye care services in the cities of Chennai, Kolkata, and Pune under its National Urban Eye Health Programme – Amrita Drishti.