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From the field

Lovemore on a swing smiling after his operation

A childhood restored and a future secured

In Zambia, Sightsavers’ Corinna May met nine?year-old Lovemore and saw his amazing transformation following cataract surgery.

September 2019
Teachers in Pakistan attend training to learn how to check their students' eyes.

August updates: highlights from around the world

A round-up of the latest work that your donations help to support, including news from Mozambique, Pakistan, Nigeria and India.

August 2019
Children washing themselves in a stream.

How our research is finding new ways to fight river blindness

For more than 20 years, medication has been distributed in Cameroon to stop the spread of river blindness. Yet people are still testing positive for the disease. We wanted to know why.

August 2019
A group of trachoma surgeons in Zambia wearing scrubs and smiling.

July updates: highlights from around the world

News from Zambia, where surgeons are being trained to operate on trachoma patients. Plus updates from Burkina Faso, India and Senegal.

July 2019
Two surgeons at work in the operating theatre at Mymensingh hospital. They're wearing green scrubs.

The hospital in Bangladesh that’s restoring sight and changing lives

Robbie Peacock and Ciara Smullen travelled to the northern town of Mymensingh to visit a hospital that is saving the sight of thousands of people a year.

July 2019
A school student in Zambia stands in front of a mural depicting superhero characters from Sightsavers' Super School of 5 programme.

June updates: highlights from around the world

News from Zambia, where Sightsavers’ Super School of 5 programme is teaching thousands of school students about hygiene. Plus updates from Benin, Kenya, Zimbabwe and more.

July 2019
A wide shot of the rural landscape in Nasir, South Sudan. The fields are very wet and the grass is a lush green.

Saving sight in the world’s most remote locations

Trachoma, a painful eye disease, can be easily treated with antibiotics. But the challenge is reaching the people who need treatment, particularly if they live in remote areas such as Nadir in South Sudan.

June 2019
Two women hold up their index fingers after voting in the 2019 Indian general election.

May updates: highlights from around the world

News from India, where Sightsavers campaigned to help people with disabilities take part in the recent general election. Plus updates from Mali, Bangladesh and Nigeria.

May 2019
School children in Kenya sing songs outside in the sunshine.

Meeting Kenya’s health heroes

Sightsavers’ Julie Jenner meets the teachers and students who are fighting disease and preventing blindness by teaching children about good hygiene.

May 2019
Aluna, Mayasa and Bibi in front of their mud house

For US - Forgotten moms

This Mother's Day we wanted to share the story of two mothers, Aluna and Mayasa, from a remote community in Tanzania.

May 2019
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