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Najiiba and Julius
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Romance blooms in Sightsavers’ Uganda programme

Finding true love isn’t easy. For Najiiba and Julius, it seemed almost impossible because of the stigma they faced due to their disabilities.

A man with visual impairment talking on a mobile phone.
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Development through economic empowerment: further commitment by DFID to people with disabilities

Sightsavers believes that people with disabilities can lift their families out of poverty if they are given the opportunities to be financially independent.

A woman collects data using a mobile phone.
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In Cape Town, everybody counts

This week was the first ever UN World Data Forum in Cape Town. During three full days, experts explored how to measure progress towards the SDGs.

Delphine Skowron shakes the hand of a woman outside a school in Senegal
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EU officials praise Sightsavers’ inclusive education school in Senegal

Representatives from the EU, the UK and Netherlands embassies in Senegal visited a school to learn how Sightsavers is working towards inclusive education.

Men reading
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Sightsavers set to promote crucial role of data at world-first forum

Properly understood, reliable data is central to delivering equitable development.

Art students from Sarjana Academy work on mural promoting equitable access to health care for people with disabilities
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Higher profile for Sightsavers’ Inclusive Eye Health initiative in India

Sightsavers has boosted the profile of its Inclusive Eye Health initiative being piloted in the Indian city of Bhopal.

Art student putting finishing touches to the Inclusive Eye Health mural in Bhopal.
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Young artists get creative to promote disability inclusion

Art students in Bhopal painted striking murals along the wall of a hospital to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

A school girl smiling
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Sightsavers welcomes DFID commitment to leadership in disability inclusion

Sightsavers has welcomed the commitments made by the UK government in two major reviews setting out its priorities for international development.

Rose sits at her sewing machine, a skill she learned during Sightsavers' Connecting the Dots programme in Uganda.
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Additional funding for Sightsavers’ employment project in Uganda

Sightsavers’ economic empowerment project that trains young people with disabilities in Uganda has received funding to expand over the next four years.

Ambrose Murangira is Executive Director of the Ugandan National Association of the Deaf
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“Rather than a negative attitude, it’s a lack of awareness”

Ambrose Murangira is Executive Director of the Ugandan National Association of the Deaf and a passionate disability activist.

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