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November 2014

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Your chance to lobby MPs to commit to aid spending

We want the UK government to commit to spending 0.7 per cent of gross national income on international aid.

Bhagirath’s story: video text alternative

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Bhagirath runs a provision shop.
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Bhagirath’s story

Bhagirath lost his leg in an accident at work at the age of 26. He now campaigns tirelessly to prevent discrimination against people with disabilities.

Dallu’s story: video text alternative

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Dallu sits alone all day.
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Dallu’s story

Dallu lost her sight after contracting smallpox aged seven. Now aged 28, she sits alone all day, excluded from society. But you can help her find her voice.

Sankarlal working in his shop.
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Sankarlal Bishnoi’s story

Sankarlal lost his sight in 1984 after someone threw acid in his face. But being able to work again has enabled him to regain his dignity and independence.

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Anuradha’s story

Have you ever been made to feel different? Anuradha has. But she's turned it into something incredibly positive.

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Sightsavers welcomes DFID’s move to build health systems for all

Today sees the launch of DFID's response to the IDC Inquiry into Strengthening Health Systems in Developing Countries.

Shyam sits alone in his house.
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Shyam’s story

Shyam from India lost his sight through glaucoma. He feels no hope for the future as nobody believes he can be a useful member of his community.

Shyam’s story video: text alternative

A man sits in front of a green wall talking. “I have…

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