The billionth treatment was administered on Thursday 16 November to a seven-year-old girl named Dorcas, who was at risk of NTDs in Kaduna State, Nigeria.
Sightsavers has launched a final push to deliver a million cataract operations, with income from the appeal matched pound for pound by the UK government.
For the second year in a row, Sightsavers has been named top charity in the Top 50 Companies for Customer Service Awards.
In February this year, Sightsavers supported our partners with the ambitious task of conducting field surveys for trachoma in Tanzania, Uganda and Malawi.
It’s vitally important to investigate and address eye health disparities in urban areas, says Sightsavers' Guillaume Trotignon.
Many children struggle at school because of poor vision. Sightsavers’ SHIP project trained teachers to carry out eye screening, and provided glasses for children who needed them.
Ed Hennessy travelled to Bihar for a first-hand look at Sightsavers’ work treating cataracts in some of the poorest and most remote parts of the country.
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.
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