Money raised from the appeal will be used to help eliminate the blinding disease by 2025.
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.
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.
The year was momentous for Sightsavers: we reached some incredible milestones and changed millions more lives.
Former government minister Baroness Anelay initiated the debate following the launch of the Department for International Development’s new disability strategy on 3 December.
Sightsavers has become a ‘promoting society’ for People’s Postcode Lottery, meaning we will receive funding from the proceeds of this nationwide daily lottery.
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.
On International Day of People with Disabilities, Sightsavers is celebrating the five-year anniversary of its campaign calling for disability rights.
The funding was announced by Richard Branson, via recorded video link, at the Global Citizen concert in Johannesburg on 2 December 2018.