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Sightsavers CEO honoured in the New Year 2016 Honours List

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Sightsavers on Channel 4 hits 8.5m views!

Sightsavers 14 December 2015

More than 8.5 million people have watched the story of Rose Paolo as she has cataract surgery and sees clearly for the first time after years of blindness. Continue reading


BBC 5 Live features Sightsavers’ Unreported World episode!

Sightsavers 04 December 2015

Our work in Malawi, as featured on Channel 4's Unreported World: The Fight for Sight, has made it on to BBC Radio 5 Live's Hit List! Continue reading

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International community holds power to unlock potential of millions of people

03 December 2015

Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals give those of us fighting for inclusive development a historic opportunity. Continue reading

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Happy International Day of People with Disabilities!

Sightsavers 03 December 2015

Today’s the day people around the world focus on promoting the dignity, rights and wellbeing of people with disabilities. And Sightsavers is doing plenty to celebrate it – here’s a roundup of our activity worldwide… Continue reading

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Urging government to drive global change for people with disabilities

03 December 2015

The UK government’s Department for International Development (DFID) has published a review of its Disability Framework. Continue reading

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