Thursday, August 23, 2012

Relay4Equality: Must See Video by Sightsavers About Paralympians and Global Poverty

Relay4Equality is a can't miss video produced by Sightsavers, an organization dedicated to combatting blindness in developing countries. Check it out:

Sightsavers has asked that anyone inspired by this video share it on the internet. Thus, the constant sharing of the video around the globe will create a "Relay4Equality".
Sightsavers works to combat blindness in developing countries, restoring sight through specialist treatment and eye care. Sightsavers also support people who are irreversibly blind by providing education, counselling and training.

In 2011, Sightsavers carried out:

  • Over 31 million treatments to prevent or cure blindness
  • 251,048 sight-restoring cataract operations
  • Training 134,413 people to deliver primary eye care to diagnose and treat eye problems
  • Administering over 79.5 million treatments to protect against neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)
To learn more about the organization, and how to become involved, be sure to check out their website:

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