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Sightsavers 6h
Correction * The Accelerate programme now aims to support at least nine countries to eliminate .
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Sightsavers 9h
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"You can see I am smiling, even laughing." After suffering from painful trachoma for 40 years, Orou could have surgery in Benin. Learn more about how the Accelerate program aims to in at least 10 African countries:
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Sightsavers 9h
Replying to @BBCAfrica
Orou was once a leading traditional dancer in Benin. Painful trachoma made her reliant on others, but thanks to surgery, she can look forward to being independent again. Learn how the Accelerate programme is working to in Benin:
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Sightsavers 9h
and partners’ Accelerate programme aims to eliminate blinding trachoma as a public health risk in at least 10 African countries. has featured a story about two women in Benin having surgery as a part of the programme:
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Sightsavers 10h
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With your help, we're promoting clean and for all, and working towards the . Here's how your support is making a difference and helping to deliver global change:
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Sightsavers 10h
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What does water mean to you? To kids like Sebastao in Guinea Bissau, it means a better chance at fighting off neglected tropical disease 💪 Tell us what daily activities you'd miss most if you couldn't access water 💧
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Sightsavers 10h
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that a simple activity like washing hands and faces could help wipe out an ancient disease and protect millions of people from losing their sight? Something to think about next time you turn on the tap 🚰
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Sightsavers 10h
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Not all superheroes wear capes! At this school in Zambia, super-kids dressed in school uniforms are spreading a powerful message…
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Sightsavers 11h
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are a major source of preventable blindness and affect more than a billion people worldwide. Clean water is essential to stop them from spreading. Watch to learn how we're working with partners and local volunteers to
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Sightsavers 12h
and is vital to ensure good hygiene, which helps to prevent eye diseases such as . Together with partners, we work towards by improving access to water and sanitation even in remote areas.
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Alyssa 13h
So excited to see featured in the trailer for the new programme on access to health. Looking forward to seeing the full film on Tuesday!
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Sightsavers 14h
Replying to @petecowdry
Thank you so much for your support Peter!
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peter cowdry Sep 14
There are 36m blind people but 75% of blindness is avoidable. Change a life, donate to
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Sightsavers 14h
Replying to @PaulBraddon @easyuk
Thank you for supporting us Paul!
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Paul Braddon Sep 14
For anyone interested in helping the charity of their choice as they shop (seller donates a %), sign up to . I support , a charity that treats sight in developing countries. Just noticed I've gone top of the supporter table by 4p!
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Sightsavers Sep 15
When took Lovemore's sight, he stopped going out and playing with his friends. Luckily, sight-saving surgery restored his sight and now he is learning alongside his friends again. You can help more children like Lovemore get their vision back!
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Sightsavers Sep 15
A big to everyone who partners with us to make a difference to the world we live in. Together, we can create global change!
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Sightsavers Sep 14
When he lost his sight to , Lovemore stopped going to school and playing with his friends. A straightforward operation in Zambia restored his sight and he is now back in the classroom. With your support we can help more children like Lovemore:
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Sightsavers Sep 14
The aim to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for everyone by 2030. Here's how your support is helping contribute towards
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Sightsavers Sep 14
Nearly 300,000 people in Egypt have received antibiotics to treat blinding trachoma, in the first mass drug administration in the country, where more than 1.7 million people are at risk of the disease.
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