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Sightsavers wins bronze award at charity film gala

Sightsavers’ film about work to treat neglected tropical diseases was honoured at the 2019 Charity Film Awards, which celebrate the best fundraising films.

Zuhara from Tanzania stands outside her primary school
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Sightsavers receives $1 million donation to fund essential eye health work

The donation, from charitable fund Arcadia, will enable Sightsavers to continue its work to fight avoidable blindness in some of the world’s poorest countries.

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Trachoma elimination moves closer, a year after groundbreaking TED talk

In the year since Sightsavers' CEO gave a TED Talk about plans to eliminate trachoma, the continued fight to eliminate the disease moves closer.

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Sightsavers launches global #EqualUN campaign

Sightsavers has launched a global campaign calling on the United Nations to ensure that the work of all its agencies is fully inclusive of people with disabilities.

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Sightsavers reaches the finals of 2019 Charity Film Awards

Our film, entitled ‘One billion treatments for neglected tropical diseases’, was chosen from a list of hundreds of submissions.

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Sightsavers marks 50th anniversary of Mount Kilimanjaro expedition

On 20 February 1969, Sightsavers supported men with visual impairments on an expedition to raise awareness about blindness.

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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.

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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.

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