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Sightsavers launches Change.org petition

Sightsavers has launched a petition to gain support for our Put Us in the Picture campaign.

April 2014
A group of smiling children in Malawi.

Report calls for disability to be prioritised in fight against global poverty

A landmark report that supports Sightsavers’ Put Us in the Picture campaign has been published by the International Development Select Committee.

April 2014
Lorraine leans over and speaks into a microphone. She has headphones on and is wearing a dark top.

Sightsavers’ Radio 4 appeal to air this Sunday

Lorraine Kelly will be on the air talking about how a quick operation can make a difference to someone suffering from the blinding disease trachoma.

March 2014

Sightsavers’ Uganda trip features in Guardian photo story

Photographer Graeme Robertson took the portraits of students at Bishop Willis school in Iganda, Uganda.

March 2014
Peter Joseph lying on a bed in the men's ward after having had cataract operations, performed by Dr Gerald, one of Malawi's few eye surgeons. Nsanje Hospital, Nsanje, Malawi. Peter's son January (right) cycled him 12 hours to get to the hospital.

Sightsavers welcomes new WHO report focus

The report places a strong focus on what is needed to deliver the ambitious 2020 NTD Roadmap Targets.

January 2014
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Sightsavers project featured on BBC News

Sightsavers’ trachoma mapping work, which is supported by the Department For International Development (DFID), has been included an article on BBC News.

January 2014
A blind man is helped across a river by his wife.

Baroness announces government’s aid-match boost during visit to Sightsavers office

International Development Minister Baroness Northover announced that the UK government will double the amount raised by Sightsavers' latest appeal.

January 2014
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