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Autumn 2022

Focus magazine

In this issue: discover how your support is helping to shatter the misconceptions and barriers faced by people with disabilities.

With your help, we’re striving for a fairer, more inclusive world.

A student wearing a facemask raises her hand in the classroom.

From the latest issue

Teacher Soule looks at a workbook while standing at the blackboard. There's a wheelchair in the background, in the corner of the classroom.

Learning together

Your donations help to train teachers such as Soulé so they can welcome children with visual impairments and other disabilities into the classroom.
Meet Soulé and his colleagues

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Leaving no one behind

In Pakistan and Bangladesh, our Right to Health programme supports transgender and hijra people who are often excluded from health care.
Read their stories

Priscilla Mhango (31), an Opthalamic Resident at Lions Sight First Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi. She is currently under training supported by Sightsavers.

Strengthening eye health

With your help, we're training eye health professionals such as Dr Priscilla Mhango, so more people are able to have the surgery they desperately need.
Hear from Priscilla

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See how your generous support can change lives

Sightsavers is helping to improve fragile education systems across Africa and Asia. Our aim is to promote inclusive, quality education, giving all children the chance to go to school. Together, we’re changing things: watch our video to see how we’re making a difference.

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With your support, Sightsavers is helping to break down the barriers that prevent people with disabilities from joining the workforce.
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A man wearing sunglasses smiles with his two happy grandchildren.

Restoring livelihoods

Sardar was the main breadwinner in his family, until cataracts threatened to take away his sight. Thanks to your support. Sardar is back at work.
Meet Sardar

Zamurrad smiles with her daughter following her eye operation.

Accessing healthcare

Inclusive eye health screening camps offer a lifeline to people such as Zamurrad from Pakistan, who might otherwise have lost their sight.
Read Zammurad’s story

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You can change lives for the better

I would like to make a donation

in a year, your donation could provide a school with a universal braille kit so they can teach braille and basic maths.

in a year, your donation could pay for a short course in Primary Eye Care for 12 health workers.

in a year, your donation could support our work to create a more disability-inclusive society.

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could provide a braille book to support the learning of a child with a visual impairment

could pay for a course in inclusive education for a classroom teacher

could provide a whole year's inclusive education for one pupil

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