DONATE

News

Dr Ndalela examines a boy's eyes and applies ointment to ease the symptoms of trachoma.

Sightsavers awarded grant to help eliminate trachoma in Zambia

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has awarded Sightsavers a grant of US$2.19 million to help fight the disease.

January 2024
Teenage girls learning trade skills in Nigeria pose for a group photo along with course leaders.

Spectrum Markets helps teenagers in Nigeria gain creative skills on World Children’s Day

Teenage girls from Kaduna State marked the global event by attending the launch of a new project that will give them the skills they need to start their own business.

January 2024
News /

What we achieved in 2023

Sightsavers did incredible things during the year, but we couldn’t have done it without your help. Learn about our achievements, all made possible by you.

December 2023
Eye care staff perform trachoma surveys on children in Cote D'Ivoire.

Sightsavers and RSTMH host learning event on large-scale trachoma programmes

The online event will share key findings on eliminating trachoma from a new collection of research papers published in the International Health journal.

December 2023
A child in Kenya has his eyes checked by an eye health worker wearing gloves and a mask. They're outside in a village with dusty red sand on the ground.

Sightsavers pledges US$60 million to help beat neglected tropical diseases

The funding will be used for programmes that protect people from the harmful effects of trachoma, river blindness, lymphatic filariasis, schistosomiasis and intestinal worms.

December 2023
A boy wearing a bright blue shirt washes his face using water from a tap.

Sightsavers research project aims to map the impact of climate change on NTDs

Led by Sightsavers and the Walker Institute, the project will work with the Malawian government to explore a range of future scenarios, and what these would mean for its efforts to curb NTDs.

November 2023
Two staff members enter ask a man questions during a survey about river blindness.

Sightsavers launches new action plan on inclusive data

The updated plan reaffirms Sightsavers' commitment to enhancing inclusive data and collaboration in the international development sector.

November 2023
A close-up of a man's hand holding a white cane.

Sightsavers welcomes UK white paper on international development

We applaud the clear focus on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and ending extreme poverty, as well as the specific section on people with disabilities.

November 2023
A large party with lots of people dancing, wearing colourful yellow clothes.
News /

Sightsavers Nigeria marks 70-year anniversary

Representatives from Sightsavers, the national and state governments and the global health community joined an event on 20 November in Abuja to celebrate Sightsavers’ achievements in the country.

November 2023
A young girl wearing a colourful eye patch smiles and holds her thumb up to the camera.

Sightsavers partners with children's eyewear brand Speckles

Speckles will be supporting Sightsavers’ eye health projects through annual donations, starting with the School Health Integrated Programming project in Liberia.

October 2023
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 24
Next