Sightsavers is a well-known NGO that helps the blind, located in India but has several headquarters like United Kingdom, Wiltshire and also in Chippenham. This NGO started in 1966 5th January and has been active for the past 52 years.
Its main objective is to help the blind people in different ways like, educating the blind children, providing equipment for the blind and also they arrange visits to different cities that have a high population, low income and there are many needy people for a free eye checkup each and every month. The NGO is free to accept donations from well-wishers so to save or make the life better for blind persons.
As the Sightsavers visit different places they try and educate different individuals on how to take care of the blind people, by the individual doing this it makes a world a better place to live in. sightsavers they partner with other agencies for donation and it encourages more participation from volunteers.
The donations help in a big way like they pay for the medical bill for the ones that need surgery and treatment. They ensure that patients are well taken care of because its goal is restoring sight to the blind and treating partial blindness before it’s severe.
The Sightsavers are in need of improving their services and by that, they should educate the community members, also influence leaders who show interest in the disabled people and the women to give them Finances so as to help in improving services.
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The funds will help the Sightsavers to navigate to different places as they educate the community members and they may also choose to visit other new places as they educate. With the education they give in the coming future they will be able to serve more countries than the current ones.
Dr. Caroline Harper is the current CEO of Sightsavers and she is fighting a disease known as trachoma which is currently leading in causing blindness. Trachoma is an infection that causes a scar on the eyelid that causes the eyelashes to turn inwards causing itchiness and it’s painful.
She calls for pharmaceutical companies, the ministry of health, communities, donors and international development organization to come together and help her in fighting against trachoma.