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For information, interviews, quality photographs, broadcast footage, case studies or statistics, contact our media team:
[email protected]
+44 (0)1444 446 637

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General enquiries

The press office is only able to deal with enquiries from the media. If you have a non-media enquiry, please contact the general switchboard on +44 (0)1444 446 600.

Celebrity

Jo Jones
Head of Global Events
+44 (0)1444 446 727
[email protected]

Consumer

Tessa Pope
Media and PR Officer
+44 (0)1444 446 741
[email protected]

Neglected tropical diseases

Katya Mira
Head of Media
+44 (0)1444 446 677
[email protected]

Urgent enquiries

For enquiries outside normal office hours,
call +44 (0)7877 283176

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Our celebrity supporters

Sightsavers is proud to have the support of a number of celebrities who give their time to help us promote our life-changing work.
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Industry recognition

We consistently achieve high performance ratings from the UK government, and have been named one of US evaluator GiveWell‘s ‘top charities’. Sightsavers and GiveWell

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Awards and honours

We’re delighted to be rewarded for our work, and hope it helps our supporters feel confident that we’re spending our funds wisely.
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News and press releases

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UK government pledges £430m funding for education

The funding will go towards education for children in the world’s poorest countries, with a focus on girls’ education. Yet much more is needed to address the global learning crisis that has affected children worldwide.

June 2021
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Equal World campaign letter on inclusive education gathers 21,526 signatures

Thousands of our campaign supporters worldwide have signed the letter, calling on the leaders of the G7 to meet inclusive education commitments.

June 2021
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Life-changing cataract operations continue in Cameroon despite pandemic

More than 6,300 people have had cataract operations in the past three years at Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute, with safety protocols enabling work to continue during the pandemic.

June 2021
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Thousands of people in Africa get sight-saving surgery

In three years, Sightsavers’ Accelerate programme has supported governments in 12 countries to provide eye surgery to 37,000 people.

June 2021
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G7 education declaration: Sightsavers calls for girls with disabilities to be prioritised

Sightsavers has called for commitments to be met to ensure girls with disabilities are able to receive an education.

May 2021
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Kate Moss to support Sightsavers with ‘eye print’ merchandise

A percentage of proceeds from the Eyescapes series, featuring an image of the supermodel's iris, will be donated to Sightsavers.

May 2021

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