Father and grandfather Sardar from Pakistan is the main breadwinner for his family. But his children and grandchildren faced an uncertain future when he began to develop cataracts.
To mark Father’s Day, we spoke to two fathers involved in Sightsavers projects to learn about their work and their favourite parts of being a parent.
Meet Aishatu Ahmed, who wants to encourage women to join the fight against trachoma in Nigeria.
To find out the challenges of teaching children, particularly those with disabilities, during health crises we spoke with Abdul Kandeh Turay, a teacher in Rokulan, Sierra Leone.
As a young child, Arif had a low-cost cataract operation through Sightsavers. It changed his life, enabling him to study and thrive at school, and later to leave home and find a job.
We caught up with healthcare professionals at an eye hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh who were trained more than a decade ago as part of the Seeing is Believing project.
Sightsavers project officer Eric Musa visits Marie, who has been blind since birth, to find out how she’s continued her education during the COVID-19 pandemic.