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Additional funding for employment project in Uganda

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Children playing in a field, highilghting Sightsavers deworming work recognised by GiveWell selection as charity of choice

GiveWell names Sightsavers ‘top charity’

29 November 2016

Sightsavers is proud to have been named as one of seven “top charities” by charity evaluator GiveWell for our work on treating children for parasitic infections, a process also known as deworming. Continue reading

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Sightsavers wins award for sustainability

17 November 2016

Sightsavers has won its second award in Nigeria within a single week, this time for its approach to sustainability and responsibility. Continue reading


Sightsavers and Crown Agents win award for work in Nigeria

15 November 2016

Sightsavers has been recognised at the Logistics & Supply Chain‘s Supply Chain Excellence Awards for making sustainable improvements to the way treatments are distributed on projects in Northern Nigeria. Continue reading

Cropped portrait of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia

President of Liberia applauds international collaboration on eye care

14 November 2016

In South Africa, Liberia’s President expressed her appreciation for the work of Sightsavers at the opening ceremony of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness. Continue reading

A group of children treated at a Sightsavers project in Nigeria.

A Sightsavers project in Nigeria has been awarded $50,000

07 October 2016

A Sightsavers’ project in Nigeria has been awarded a grant of $50,000 from the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases END7 campaign. Continue reading

Taonere Banda lining up with other runners on the track at the Paralympic Games in Rio.

A remarkable race

Sightsavers 08 September 2016

An incredible start in the first heat of the women’s 1500m event unfortunately wasn’t enough to see Taonere Banda, Malawi’s sole Paralympics competitor, make it through to the final. Continue reading


Paralympian Taonere on the BBC

Sightsavers 07 September 2016

Malawi's first Paralympian Taonere Banda has featured in a video news story on the BBC website. Continue reading

Regional NTD coordinator Mwita B Machage examines patients at the surgery camp.

Tanzanian government convenes global partners working to eliminate trachoma

27 July 2016

Partners meet to discuss joint efforts to eliminate blinding trachoma in Tanzania. Continue reading

A young woman standing by an athletics track.

Sightsavers sponsors Malawian Paralympic hopeful

Sightsavers 06 July 2016

Say hello to 20-year-old runner Taonere Banda – the only Malawian athlete to take part in this year’s Paralympic Games, thanks in part to Sightsavers supporters! Continue reading

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