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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.

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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Actress Sunetra Sarker lends her voice to Sightsavers film

The new film, which introduces the organisation and its mission, features footage from Sightsavers’ programmes around the world and quotes from key staff.

Dorcas, receives her treatment.
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Vote for Sightsavers in the 2019 Charity Film Awards

Two of Sightsavers’ films have been nominated for the awards, which celebrate and reward the best fundraising films. 

Blue Peter's Sight Savers appeal.
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60 years of Blue Peter: the show that gave Sightsavers its name

As Blue Peter celebrates its 60th birthday, we look back to the programme’s Sight Saver appeal in 1986, which raised money for our mobile eye units in Africa.

A group of women wait for their turn to be screened at a trachoma outreach camp in the Pwani region of eastern Tanzania.
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Sightsavers teams up with Nordic eyewear group D & Company

The optical group will give customers the chance to make a donation to Sightsavers to raise money and awareness for eye care projects worldwide.

Charlotte Kelly from Soul II Soul sings on stage.
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Leading musicians to hold concert in London for World Sight Day

Artists including Charlotte Kelly from Soul II Soul will perform at the charity concert on 11 October, with proceeds going to Sightsavers.

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