In a year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Sightsavers once again reached some remarkable milestones. Our round-up shows how your support has helped to change lives.
Two Sightsavers films that were created during the COVID-19 pandemic have been submitted for the awards, which celebrate and reward the best fundraising films.
Sightsavers won the innovation award for its accessibility standards and audit toolkit, which helps improve healthcare facilities for people with disabilities.
Students in Kaduna State celebrated by creating colourful drawings using art materials donated by Sightsavers’ corporate partner.
The partnership will test innovative ways to collect and analyse the flies that spread the disease.
The Equal World petition calls on global decision-makers to attend the Global Disability Summit and make ambitious inclusion commitments.
On 21 October 2021, teams in key districts on both sides of the Kenyan-Ugandan border began a mass drug distribution campaign to fight the disease.
On 14 October 2021, Sightsavers’ corporate partners celebrated World Sight Day to raise awareness about the importance of access to good eye care.
Sightsavers is marking World Sight Day on 14 October by highlighting that the number of people worldwide who are blind could reach 115 million by 2050.
The research, part of the Inclusive Futures initiative, found many people with disabilities were unable to get help with food, medicine and other relief efforts.