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Sightsavers  Protecting sight and fighting for disability rights.

In June 2018, Ghana made history as the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to eliminate trachoma. Fuleira was one of the last trachoma patients to have sight-saving surgery. 🎥 Ruth McDowall #EndTrachoma #beatNTDs #Sightsavers #trachoma #blindness #sight #sightloss #vision #visionloss #eyes #eyehealth #eyecare #lifechange #lifechanger #totallifechanges #lifechangers #video #instavid #instagramvideo #votd #vid #instavideo #videogram #videooftheday

We love Zenabu's reaction to being free from blinding trachoma. Check out her celebration at the end! <3 📷 🎥 Ruth McDowall #EndTrachoma #beatNTDs #Sightsavers #trachoma #blindness #sight #sightloss #vision #visionloss #eyes #eyehealth #eyecare #happytimes #happystory #happy #ighappy #smilling #smiles #smile #ig_smile #igsmile #dancing #celebration

"We've come to check your eyes - it's your lucky day!" Our colleague Kate went to Ghana to witness the final days of #trachoma treatment before the country could announce the elimination of the blinding disease. One of the people that were treated were Zenabu, who was dancing with joy. LINK IN BIO http://po.st/trachoma-final-days. 📷 Ruth McDowall. #sightsavers #sight #sightloss #vision #blindness #visionloss #beatNTDs #NoMoreNTDs #ghana #africa #westafrica

Text €2 to donate and enter Sightsavers #missedmoments competition to win All Ireland Hurling Tickets @eyre_square_centre proudly supported by @supermacsofficial & @galwaybayfm www.sightsavers.ie

Here in @aniarrestaurant in Galway City with Jp McMahon as part of our #Missedmoments campaign. Jp ready to get cooking. #jpmcmahon Donate at sightsavers.ie

"Madame Abukari was so grateful and went ahead to tell me how the surgery had improved her life." Our colleague David, Programme Manager for Sightsavers Ghana, recalls the people whose lives were changed when they were treated for blinding #trachoma. LINK IN BIO: http://po.st/Ghana-from-the-field 📷 Ruth McDowall #sightsavers #sight #sightloss #vision #blindness #visionloss #beatNTDs #NoMoreNTDs #ghana #africa #westafrica #discoverportrait #portraitphotography #portraitpage #peopleinframe #smiling

Ghana has eliminated blinding #trachoma! These smiling children live in Yendi district in the north, which is where the final trachoma patients received treatment. LINK IN BIO: http://po.st/trachoma-elimination 📷 Ruth McDowall. #sightsavers #sight #sightloss #vision #blindness #visionloss #beatNTDs #NoMoreNTDs #EndTrachoma #ghana #africa #westafrica #discoverportrait #portraitphotography #portraitpage #peopleinframe #smiling #children

In Sierra Leone it can be very difficult for a child with a disability to get an education. Our inclusive education project, funded by #EuropeanUnion, is helping these children to go to school. Photo: students in Gbendembu primary School. 📷 Michael Duff. #Sightsavers #eyes #eyehealth #blindness #vision #visionloss #sight #education #school #teachers #inclusion #sierraleone #africa #westafrica #discoverportrait #portraitphotography #portraitpage #peopleinframe #smilling #smiles #smile #ig_smile #igsmile

"The disease at the end of the road." How our sight-saving team in Benin are going the exta mile to deliver treatment to protect people from river blindness. 📷 Katche Yawovi #beatNTDs #Sightsavers #NTDs #riverblindness #nomoreNTDs #extramile #extramileaward #story #storyteller #storytelling #sight #blindness #sightloss #visionloss #vision #eyes #eyehealth #eyecare #applause #goteam #savingsight

Friends Sumaiya and Suborna walk hand in hand after sight-saving cataract surgery in Bangladesh. They're wearing protective eye coverings to keep their eyes safe! 📷 Yousuf Tushar #InternationalFriendshipDay #MillionMiracles #Sightsavers #blindness #sight #sightloss #visionloss #vision #eyes #eyesight #eyecare #eyehealth #vscoportrait #ig_mood #discoverportrait #portraitphotography #portraitpage #peopleinframe #smilling #smiles #smile #ig_smile #igsmile

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