There are 39 million blind people in the world, but 80 percent of blindness could be prevented or cured. That’s 31.2 million people who are blind when it could have been avoided.
Shocked at how unfair this is? So are we. But you can help us do something about it.
We want to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people who are irreversibly blind or disabled to live independently.
A Sightsavers’ project in Nigeria has been awarded a grant of $50,000 from the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) END7 campaign, to help tackle NTDs. Continue reading
Beauty brand, Revlon has launched its LOVE IS ON Million Dollar Challenge for the second year in a row and Sightsavers has joined the running with its #BlurredMirrorChallenge. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE: Eye Gave, a new eyewear manufacturing company have designed a chic pair of sunglasses, built a supply chain and created the branding and marketing to support Sightsavers’ effort to eliminate trachoma by 2020. Continue reading
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