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Our awards and honours

We’re delighted to be recognised for our work, and hope it helps our supporters feel confident that we’re spending our funds wisely.

School children in Sierra Leone smile at the camera.
A health worker gives a schoolgirl a tablet to protect against intestinal worms.
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Sightsavers named one of GiveWell’s top charities for third year

The charity evaluator praised Sightsavers for its work treating children for parasitic infections, known as deworming.

Sightsavers' Izidine Hassane, alongside Massimo Maggio and Babar Qureshi of CBM.
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Sightsavers wins award for its work fighting avoidable blindness

The prestigious António Champalimaud Vision Award recognises groups that work to prevent and alleviate blindness in developing countries.

A girl standing in front of writing that says welcome to class
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Sightsavers awarded Independent Research Organisation status

The organisation is one of the only international non-governmental organisations to hold this status in the UK.

A photo of the four members of Sightsavers' Supporter Care team
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Sightsavers is named top charity for customer service

For the second year in a row, Sightsavers has been named top charity in the Top 50 Companies for Customer Service Awards.

A trichiasis patient lies on a table outside his home, while a surgeon operates on his eyes.
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Image of Sightsavers’ work in Ghana wins photo competition

A picture taken by photographer Peter Nicholls has been awarded first prize by the International Trachoma Initiative (ITI).

The Sightsavers team on stage at the HCL ceremony.
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Sightsavers India wins prestigious award for its inclusive education programme

More than 3,300 NGOs applied for the HCL Grant, which supports organisations that help to transform rural India through sustainable development.

Collecting the award
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Sightsavers wins innovation award for disability project in Uganda

The Connecting the Dots project, which supports young people with disabilities in Uganda to find jobs, won the Zero Project award for its impact, innovation and scalability.

Thomas Engels standing in front of a banner at the World Ophthalmology Congress, holding his certificate.
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Sightsavers wins outstanding abstract award at World Ophthalmology Congress

The award is given to researchers based on the scientific quality of their work and is evaluated by a panel of reviewers.

Dr Robert Chappell
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Sightsavers trustee receives top award from World Council of Optometry

The award recognises Dr Robert Chappell’s contribution to eye care, and was presented during a ceremony in Hyderabad.

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