From the field

A women is walking up to the entrance of a building. Men stand around outside.
Sightsavers from the field

Back from the brink: how Sierra Leone is recovering from Ebola

Sightsavers CEO Dr Caroline Harper reports from her visit to Sierra Leone on how eye care services and health workers have coped since the Ebola virus. 

A coach training a young woman in an empty stadium.
Sightsavers from the field

From the Paralympics to porridge rations: Malawi’s food crisis

Malawi has been celebrating a historic first in its sporting history, while experiencing hardship and hunger from extreme food shortages.

Rose looking at herself for the first time after cataract surgery.
Sightsavers from the field

Watch as Rose sees herself for the first time after cataract surgery

Rose is 14 years old, and has been blind since she was a baby. We witness her reaction as she looks in the mirror and sees herself for the first time.

Sightsavers from the field

Reaching out to remote communities

Sightsavers’ Julia Strong visits an eye health outreach project in Tanzania that’s making a huge difference to people in remote communities.

Three women standing together with a group of men in the background.
Sightsavers from the field

History in the making: the launch of the Malawi Trachoma Elimination Programme

16 October was an exciting day for the people of Kasungu District in Malawi. They witnessed the launch of the Malawi Trachoma Elimination Programme.

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