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Eye surgeon Dr Ndalela examines a child's eyes to check for signs of trachoma.
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‘The End is in Sight’ appeal launched to raise funds to eliminate trachoma

Money raised from the appeal will be used to help eliminate the blinding disease by 2025.

An eye care worker smiles at the camera next to a woman with bandages on her eyes.
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Experts celebrate progress towards eliminating trachoma in Tanzania

Trachoma experts gathered in Tanzania to celebrate the progress that has been made to eliminate the disease from the country over the past four years.

A collection of the items that Sightsavers is auctioning, including signed shoes, records and books.
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Rankin, Rita Ora and Kate Moss join Sightsavers’ eBay auctions

From 22 February to 3 March, fans can bid on the opportunity to win up-close experiences with top celebrities, including a meet-and-greet with Rita Ora.

Students from Gbendembu School in Sierra Leone.
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2018 in review: what Sightsavers achieved during the year

The year was momentous for Sightsavers: we reached some incredible milestones and changed millions more lives.

Cameroon Senator Robert Oyono, the first in the country with a disability, holds a discussion with local officials and Sightsavers staff.
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Sightsavers praised in House of Lords debate on disability-inclusive development

Former government minister Baroness Anelay initiated the debate following the launch of the Department for International Development’s new disability strategy on 3 December.

A lady in Mozambique holding a yellow sign saying 'thank you'.
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Sightsavers to receive vital support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery

Sightsavers has become a ‘promoting society’ for People’s Postcode Lottery, meaning we will receive funding from the proceeds of this nationwide daily lottery.

Close-up of hands reading braille.
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Conservative peer urges UK to lead on disability-inclusive development

Lord Shinkwin has called for the UK to play an instrumental role in changing the lives of people with disabilities in the world’s poorest countries.

In Malawi, a group of students receive Early Childhood development education.
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Sightsavers welcomes DFID disability strategy

The strategy, which Sightsavers campaigned for, recognises that there has been insufficient progress on disability inclusion in global development.

A young woman wearing a plumber's overall and holding a wrench.
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Sightsavers celebrates five years of disability campaigning

On International Day of People with Disabilities, Sightsavers is celebrating the five-year anniversary of its campaign calling for disability rights.

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$105 million fund to eliminate trachoma launched at star-studded concert in South Africa

The funding was announced by Richard Branson, via recorded video link, at the Global Citizen concert in Johannesburg on 2 December 2018.

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