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05/26/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
Will you join us? #InThePicture #Thunderclap
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Put Us in the Picture

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yesterday at 15:13. Facebook
Even in areas affected by conflict and instability, it's possible to deliver eye care to those who need it.

#AfricaDay #MakeVisionCount VISION 2020/IAPB
Even in areas affected by conflict and instability its possible to deliver

Africa Day: Tackling blinding trachoma in Darfur

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Sightsavers
Sightsavers
05/24/2017 at 15:37. Facebook
Inaccessible workplaces and negative attitudes make it harder for people with disabilities to access work where Samuel lives in Sierra Leone. #InThePicture
Inaccessible workplaces and negative attitudes make it harder for people with disabilities

Samuel's Story

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Sharryn Modder
Stella Monyo
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Sightsavers
05/23/2017 at 15:39. Facebook
Mum-of-three Mirriam has changed not only her son’s life, but the lives of many others in her community. Faced with the trauma of her youngest son Blessings contracting cerebral malaria, and then tragically losing one of his legs in a house fire, she donated some of her land and set up a school for children with disabilities: [ Po.st Link ] #InThePicture
Mumofthree Mirriam has changed not only her sons life but the lives

How one amazing woman transformed a community!

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Bob Cranwell
Paul Booth
Sightsavers
Sightsavers
05/22/2017 at 14:58. Facebook
These students in India are taking over hospital walls with street art! Find out why… [ Po.st Link ]
Joelle Williams-dupuy
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Sightsavers
05/21/2017 at 17:34. Facebook
Many children with disabilities in Sierra Leone are considered not capable of learning, but two years after we first met her, Jenneh is proving otherwise: [ Po.st Link ] #InThePicture
Many children with disabilities in Sierra Leone are considered not capable of

Jenneh - two years on

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Sightsavers
Sightsavers
05/20/2017 at 15:08. Facebook
Sixteen-year-old Henry, who is visually impaired, used to be painfully shy and his teachers worried about him. Inclusive education helped him find his feet: [ Po.st Link ] #InThePicture
Sixteenyearold Henry who is visually impaired used to be painfully shy and

Henry's story

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Bob Cranwell
Sightsavers
Sightsavers
05/19/2017 at 14:21. Facebook
Inclusive learning tools mean children with disabilities in places like Uganda don't miss out on education. #InThePicture #LeaveNoOneBehind
Inclusive learning tools mean children with disabilities in places like Uganda dont
Around the world, 800 million people with disabilities who are living in developing countries are missing out on basic human rights like education, employment, and health care. Together, we can change lives! [ Po.st Link ] #InThePicture #GE2017
Around the world 800 million people with disabilities who are living in

Together, we can change lives!

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Bob Cranwell
Photo: Young artists in India paint a mural in support of equal access to health care. In developing countries, people with disabilities face many obstacles in accessing eye health services. We want to solve that problem. Visit OpenIDEO and tell us what you think of our idea. [ Po.st Link ]
Photo Young artists in India paint a mural in support of equal

Disability inclusion in eye health services

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Seven-year-old Aminata was born blind. Before she was allowed to attend an inclusive school she spent most days sitting at home. Now she can learn alongside her peers and develop into a happy and confident girl. Help us put people with disabilities #InThePicture: [ Po.st Link ]
Sevenyearold Aminata was born blind Before she was allowed to attend an

Help us put people with disabilities #InThePicture

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At Bishop Willis Primary School in Uganda, children with disabilities are encouraged to be part of a mainstream school environment. Inclusive education helps reduce discrimination by enabling children with and without disabilities to learn and socialise alongside each other. #InThePicture
At Bishop Willis Primary School in Uganda children with disabilities are encouraged
"They help me learn reading, writing and Braille." Some of the teachers at Saleh's school in Uganda are also visually impaired, acting as role models, inspiring confidence and giving encouragement to their pupils. #InThePicture
They help me learn reading writing and Braille Some of the teachers
Mbathio is one of 18 blind students at this school in Dakar, Senegal. She uses a Braille board and pins to do her schoolwork and dreams about working in an office. #Inclusiveeducation helps put students with disabilities #InThePicture [ Po.st Link ]
Mbathio is one of 18 blind students at this school in Dakar

Mbathio’s story

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Bob Cranwell
Nouka Laye
Thanks to inclusive education in Sierra Leone, Haja's dreams of becoming a teacher are not out of reach! And education's not the only area where inclusive global development can transform lives. It can open up access to employment and health care for the world's most marginalised people. Here's how you can help: [ Po.st Link ] #InThePicture
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Jean Psaila
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“I struggled for three years, then I had to leave.” Eva, 16 years old from Uganda, suffers from severe low vision, which made it difficult for her to go to school: [ Po.st Link ] #InThePicture
I struggled for three years then I had to leave Eva 16

Eva's story

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Bob Cranwell
Thirteen-year-old Jenneh and 15-year-old Nabirye are both blind, but their lives are very different… #InThePicture
Thirteenyearold Jenneh and 15yearold Nabirye are both blind but their lives are

Jenneh and Nabirye's story | What we do | Sightsavers

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"Although Uganda has universal free education, nearly half of all children with disabilities aren't in school because there just isn't the equipment and staffing needed to support them." [ Po.st Link ] #InThePicture
Although Uganda has universal free education nearly half of all children with

Hamza's story

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Stella Monyo
Bob Cranwell
In some countries, people think children with visual impairments won't achieve anything, just because they have a disability. Inclusive education means kids like Kadie can access the same opportunities as their peers. #InThePicture
In some countries people think children with visual impairments wont achieve anything
Dallu, who's blind, spends most of her time at home sitting on her bed. She's been stuck inside for years, only leaving the house a few times a year, solely because of a misguided belief held by her family, her community, and even herself, that she doesn’t have the ability or potential to achieve anything more. Sign our #GE2017 pledge to change lives like Dallu’s and make sure we put all...
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Dallu whos blind spends most of her time at home sitting on
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