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Disability advocate Anuradha Pareek
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Sightsavers campaigner Anuradha speaks at development conference

At the conference in Bangkok, Anuradha will speak about the challenges faced by people with disabilities living in India.

A boy holding one pound coins
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Five ways £1 can help to save someone’s sight

The new 12-sided £1 coin is being rolled out today, and from October the old £1 coin will no longer be legal tender. So why not donate your old coins?

Priti Patel
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Sightsavers welcomes DFID’s commitment to eliminating disease

Sightsavers has welcomed a speech made by International Development Secretary Priti Patel, which set out her priorities for UK development.

Three men in a surgery room in the Caribbean region
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Sightsavers hails success of Caribbean programme

Sightsavers is celebrating the completion of a programme in the Caribbean which has led to successful treatments and improvements in eye health systems.

Sightsavers Senior Project Manager Bright Chiwaula with a patient following her trachoma operation.
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BBC highlights Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust’s work to eliminate trachoma

The BBC’s live broadcast of the Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey included a film about the Trust’s work in Malawi.

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Sightsavers featured in Financial Times

Leading international newspaper the Financial Times has included Sightsavers’ work in an article about what is known as ‘effective altruism’.

A woman smiling outside her home
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Help Sightsavers celebrate International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day, Sightsavers is calling on its supporters to #BeBoldForChange for people with blindness and disability.

Actor and director, Kabir Bedi, becoming becoming a celebrity ambassador for Sightsavers India.
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Film star Kabir Bedi becomes an ambassador for Sightsavers India

Indian actor and director Kabir Bedi, known for his role as Gobinda in James Bond film ‘Octopussy’, has become a celebrity ambassador for Sightsavers India.

Collecting the award
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Sightsavers wins innovation award

A Sightsavers project that supports young people with disabilities in Uganda to find jobs has won an award for its impact, innovation and scalability.

A patient being examined for trachoma
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Global Trachoma Mapping Project inspires tropical data initiative

The Global Trachoma Mapping Project has come to an end after seeing hundreds of surveyors collect and transmit data from 2.6 million people in 29 countries.

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