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

June 2019 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 2019 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, who live in a remote community in Tanzania.

May 2019
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 2019 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
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