A group of children in Ghana smile and wave at the camera.

Ghana waves goodbye to trachoma

In June 2018 Ghana officially became trachoma-free, showing how your kind donations make a real difference.

Zuhara from Tanzania stands outside her primary school

Eliminating trachoma in Tanzania

With your support, we're determined to eliminate trachoma in Tanzania by 2020, saving sight and transforming lives.

Gladys Atoo in her Doctor's uniform, smiles at the camera

Gladys’s story

Gladys Atto is an everyday hero, saving sight and building long-term eye health services in Uganda. She’s one of the talented cataract surgeons whose training you’ve supported.

Faiyyazan sits in a waiting room

How partnerships help us reach marginalised communities

In Pakistan, we work with disabled people’s organisations to ensure our new eye health programme is inclusive and accessible for people with disabilities.

Nadir, a young boy from Bangladesh. His cataracts are clearly visible.

Nadir’s story

Three-year-old Nadir had cataracts in both eyes since birth, which severely affected his vision. But an operation restored his sight and changed his life.

Zamurrad sits on her bed at home in Pakistan after receiving cataract surgery.

Zamurrad’s story

Zamurrad’s life ground to a halt when she developed cataracts, but a straightforward operation gave her back her independence.

Jackie Carroll raises her arms at the finish line of the VHI Mini Marathon, standing underneath the clock reading 2:11:40.

Meet our fundraisers: Jackie Carroll

Jackie Carroll, from Santry in Dublin 7, has had two cataract operations. She ran the VHI Mini Marathon in 2016 and raised €270 for Sightsavers.

A St Bridget's Cross made by Patricia.

Meet our fundraisers: Patricia Cooney

Patricia Cooney, from Co. Cavan, has been fundraising for Sightsavers since 2003. She has an unusual way of raising money: she makes St Bridget's crosses.

Meet our fundraisers: Brian Grehan

Brian Grehan from Dublin has just published his first novel, ‘The Leenane Inspector’, with proceeds generously donated to Sightsavers. Here’s his story.

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