Our trip report shows how the country’s trachoma elimination project is changing lives.
A new partnership with Optical Express was launched on World Sight Day, with ‘The Big Bake’, a nationwide bake sale.
Take a 10-minute wellbeing break and make a donation as part of the #Take10Give10 challenge to help save sight.
In just over a year, more than a million people across four continents have been examined as part of the Tropical Data initiative.
Trachoma is easily transmitted from person to person, usually by dirty hands or faces, so good hygiene is vital to prevent the disease spreading.
In 2013 a devastating Ebola outbreak decimated Liberia's already fragile healthcare system. Yet during this period, Sightsavers continued to operate.
Sightsavers’ Julia Strong travelled to Zambia to see how the trachoma elimination project is helping local communities and restoring people’s sight.
In summer 2017, 16-year-old Fynn Helyar travelled to Samburu County in Kenya to see eye examinations, diagnoses and surgery. Here is his story.
Sightsavers’ Sarah Filbey visits a training session for primary school teachers in Zanzibar, as they learn how to support students with visual impairments.
Sightsavers organised screening camps for those affected by the Bhopal disaster in 1984, when a gas leak killed 3,800 people.
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