Eye health

Pathar’s story

G Plot, a remote island that falls within Pathar Pratima block in South 24 Parganas, is home to about 200 households belonging to the Sabar tribal group.

Imraj's story

Seven-year-old Imraj affirms that he loves to study with a nod and a shy smile, but cataract made it impossible for him to learn until he underwent surgery.

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Partha's story

Partha Mukherjee teaches Mathematics and offered his support for a Sightsavers eye health initiative when approached by a community worker.

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Ganga's story

Health workers like Ganga recommend people with eye problems to vision centres supported by Sightsavers India so everyone can access the support they need.

Madhabi’s story

In 2017 Madhabi Jana played the key role in organising an eye health camp by obtaining permission from the headmaster of the local school for the venue.

Eyes OK please

This report is an attempt to document, for the first time in India, the need for eye health care interventions as well as truckers’ own views on the vital issue of vision.

Rajaram Ramnath's story

Rajaram Ramnath Mhatre, 72, and Geeta Rajaram Mhatre, 66, can lead a life of independence and normalcy once again after cataract surgery.

“Eyes OK Please”- A report on National Truckers Programme unveiled by Sightsavers

One of the Country’s biggest Eye Health Programme for the truck drivers community...

September 2017
A young girl smiling.

Sonali’s story

Thanks to the use of Facebook’s messenger tool, nine-year-old Polok from Bangladesh has regained his sight.

Mukundu's story

Due to deteriorating eyesight Mukundu was unable to work properly, pushing him into depression, until he found out a simple surgery could help.

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