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With your support, we're determined to eliminate trachoma in Tanzania by 2020, saving sight and transforming lives.
In June 2018 Ghana officially became trachoma-free, showing how your kind donations make a real difference.
This programme ensures patients at trachoma camps who are diagnosed with another eye condition are given treatment.
Gladys Atto is an everyday hero, saving sight and building long-term eye health services in Uganda. She’s one of the talented cataract surgeons whose training you’ve supported.
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.
We’re on a mission to end trachoma by 2025. We know where it is, and we know how to treat it: now we need your help to banish it for good. Together, we can end the agony of trachoma.
Could pay for a cataract consumables kit for five operations.
Could pay for trachoma operations to stop two people going blind.
Could protect 720 families from losing their sight to river blindness.
Could pay towards a sight-saving trachoma operation.
Could pay for cataract operations to give sight to two adults.
Could pay for a sight-restoring cataract operation for a child.
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