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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.

The operating theatre in the new clinic.
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Sightsavers-supported eye clinic opens in Liberia

Sightsavers helped to renovate the operating theatre and screening rooms at Phebe Hospital to provide eye care to local people.

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.

Naomie Harris.
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Meet Naomie Harris at the London premiere of Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

Naomie, who stars in the film, has donated two tickets to the premiere on 4 December for us to auction, and will pose for a selfie with the highest bidder.

Close up photo of eye testing spectacles being held towards the camera by a man.
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Sightsavers launches school eye health programme in Liberia

The three-year SHIP programme will improve the lives of more than 76,000 children through vision screening and deworming treatment.

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