Social inclusion

Rajesh’s story

32-year-old Rajesh from Majhuli district in Jabalpur faced a similar problem as he had low vision. With a wife and two daughters, Rajesh was finding it difficult to fulfill the basic requirements of the family.

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.

A man handing laptop to a boy with dark glasses on.

Children with Disabilities get a Resource Centre to Learn

A Model Resource Centre for Children with Disabilities provided seven children with disabilities with a laptop and a mobile phone each.

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.

People stand in front of a sign that says: European Day of Persons with Disabilities.

DPO Members supported by Sightsavers India take part in ‘European Disability and Development Week’ in Brussels

The visit was a part of the project ‘Building Partnerships for Sustainable Development Goals- Empowering Disabled People’s Organisations'.

Sightsavers India takes a step forward in making elections inclusive with participation of people with disabilities

The just concluded assembly elections in Chhattisgarh witnessed close to 74% voter turnout. What we witnessed was also a wave of ‘accessible elections’.

School children sit in a row, smiling.

Why NGOs working for education and Government Partnership is crucial for Quality Education

Every NGO working for education tries its best to ensure that every child around the world has the right to build a better future and a better life.

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.

Sightsavers signs an MoU with SSEPD, Government of Odisha

Department of Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SSEPD), Government of Odisha has signed an MoU with Sightsavers.

Sightsavers signs an MoU with OPEPA for Strengthening Inclusive Education Programme in Odisha

Odisha Primary Education Programme Authority (OPEPA) has signed an MoU with Sightsavers for strengthening Inclusive Education.

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