In India since 1966, Sightsavers works to eliminate avoidable blindness and fights for the rights & needs of people who are visually impaired or blind.
Work and Achievements
In India since 1966 Sightsaver’s mission is to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for disabled people. Our core areas of work are on improving eye health and treating avoidable blindness, advocating for social inclusion of people with disabilities and promoting inclusive education in schools.
Till date approximately 55 million persons reached with potential eye problems, 36.4 million eye treatments, and 5 million eye operations have been achieved.
As of now, we work in 100 districts across 8 states of India bringing eye healthcare, educational support, counselling, training and leadership development to visually impaired people in some of the least served areas of the country.
Fund Utilisation Statement
The funds raised from ADHM 2018 will be used on improving the lives of people with disabilities, particularly the visually impaired.