West Bengal

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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'.

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Vijayamala’s story

84-year-old Vijayamala comes from an extremely remote village, but a visit to a screening camp organised by Sightsavers helped her to see again.

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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.

'Brihaspati overcomes low vision'
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Brihaspati's story

Brihaspati's problem with vision became evident in class two when he started struggling with reading and writing, and his performance dropped.

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...

the remote Sunderbans
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Saving sight & changing lives in the remote Sunderbans

Over 1.2 million people reached out to since 2002 and 47,000 sight restoring cataract surgeries performed...