Sightsavers is a leading global development organisation working in over 30 countries to combat blindness, restore sight and work for the rights and needs of those with irreversible visual impairment.
Sightsavers’ work in India, which started in 1966, has supported the treatment of millions of people with eye disorders and brought eye services to some of the least served areas of the country. In addition, many thousands of people who are irreversibly blind have received rehabilitation and educational support to enable them to lead lives of independence and dignity. We envision a nation where no one is blind from avoidable causes as 80 percent of it can be prevented.
Sightsavers focusses on collaborating with various departments of the state governments to scale up operations for Social Inclusion, Inclusive Education and Eye Health—our three core areas of work.