Seven-year-old Muzi struggled to see due to blinding trachoma. Thanks to life-changing surgery through UK aid, he is one of many who have got their sight back.
As we celebrate mothers, fathers and carers on Global Day of Parents, meet nine who have been part of Sightsavers' projects.
Dr Agatha Aboe, from Ghana, has worked at Sightsavers for 10 years. She’s extremely dedicated to eliminating the blinding neglected tropical disease trachoma.
Aziza, from Nampula province in Mozambique, had been struggling with her eyesight for some time. But thanks to players of People's Postcode Lottery, she had surgery and gained a new lease of life.
As we thank all our health workers on World Health Day, meet six who have worked with Sightsavers to help improve eye care for people in their communities.
Shamima, who is hearing and speech impaired, has developed a unique way to communicate with her close family.
A decade ago, Turkana had the highest prevalence of trachoma of any county. Now thanks to eye health workers like Elizabeth, the number of cases have been severely reduced.
Ekeno was experiencing terrible pain in her eyes until her neighbour Susan, a Sightsavers-trained community worker, was able to get her the help she needed.
Six-year-old Khadijah was getting into trouble at school for not being able to do her work. But following an eye operation she can’t wait to learn to read and write.
Mercia, from Mozambique, has worked at Sightsavers since 2010, and is determined to make sure everyone can get good-quality eye care.