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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.

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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.

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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.

Mario S'Hora has just had a cataract operation to restore some of his vision
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Donation gives thousands of people the chance to see again

Thousands of adults and children could benefit from life-changing eye surgery thanks to a donation from a long-standing Sightsavers benefactor.

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.

Reymond and his mum
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Sightsavers celebrates World Radio Day

Sightsavers is celebrating the power of radio in helping to save sight as part of Unesco’s World Radio Day 2017.

Majidul having a cateract operation in Bangladesh
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Sightsavers operation features in BBC video

A clip of seven-year-old Majidul having sight-saving surgery in Bangladesh is featured in a new video from BBC Worldwide’s Brit Lab channel on YouTube.

A group of community-directed distributors from Zamfara State, Nigeria.
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Sightsavers celebrates progress against neglected tropical diseases

Sightsavers has joined its partners to celebrate the progress made towards beating some of the world’s most painful and blinding diseases.

A woman is treated for trachoma
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Conrad Hilton funding helps bring Mali closer to eliminating trachoma

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has boosted commitment to tackling neglected tropical diseases with new grants to help wipe out trachoma in Mali and Niger.

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