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A child in Cote d'Ivoire has their eyes checked for signs of trachoma.

April updates: highlights from around the world

A round-up of the latest work that your donations help to support, including news from Pakistan, Liberia and Cote d’Ivoire.

April 2019
A group of musicians play guitar on stage, with Sightsavers banners in the background.

March updates: highlights from around the world

News about Sightsavers' fundraising gala in Dubai, plus updates from Sierra Leone, Zambia and Mozambique.

March 2019
A sightsavers 4x4 crosses a rickety bridge over a river in River Sess County, Liberia.

Liberia five years on: saving sight in the aftermath of Ebola

Lincoln Gankpala, from the Liberian Ministry of Health, shares his experience of treating river blindness before, during and after the devastating Ebola outbreak that claimed thousands of lives.

March 2019
An eye health team on motorbikes travel across a dusty remote landscape dotted with trees and huts.

Reaching Ruangwa: an epic journey to help save sight

Sightsavers’ Jo Howard travels across rural Tanzania with an eye health team to see how far they must go to treat trachoma in the most remote communities.

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

Forgotten mums

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

March 2019
A volunteer in Cote d'Ivoire learns how to spot trachoma by examining a child's eyes.

February updates: highlights from around the world

An update from Sightsavers’ India office, which has won several high-profile awards for its NGO work. Plus news from Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire and Senegal.

February 2019
Carlitos smiles after receiving his new glasses.

January updates: highlights from around the world

Featuring news about a teacher from Nigeria who has been trained to check her students’ eyes. Plus updates from Mozambique, Uganda and more.

January 2019
A village screening by Dr Ndalela under a tree.

Sightsavers in Zambia: protecting rural communities from trachoma

Sightsavers’ Tom Hodgson travelled to Zambia to see how eye surgeon Mr Ndalela is saving sight by diagnosing and treating people for trachoma.

December 2018
Two medical staff clean eyes of men in traditional african dress.

November updates: highlights from around the world

News about a programme that has distributed more than 137,000 pairs of glasses across eight countries. Plus updates from Guinea, Cote d’Ivoire, Mozambique and more.

November 2018
Villagers gather round to have their eyes checked.

Saving sight in Zambia’s most remote regions

Sightsavers’ Caitlin Maslen travelled with an outreach team as they visited an isolated village to treat people with trachoma.

November 2018
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