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Our work in Ghana

At a glance

Situated on the West African coast, Ghana is one of the most densely populated in the region.

Sightsavers in Ghana

Sightsavers has been working here since the 1950s. We are working with the Ministry of Health to support the current five-year action plan for eye care at both regional and national levels.

Projects in Ghana include integrating children who are blind or visually impaired into mainstream schools, helping people regain their confidence and livelihoods after losing their sight, as well as preventing and treating eye problems in the neediest areas of the country. We are also tackling the shortage of eye care workers by supporting local people to train as eye care professionals.

A new vision for the future

The tiny white flecks in Jesse’s eye are the telltale sign he has cataract. 

The first of its kind

A careers fair in Ghana helps dispel misconceptions about disability.

Helping the community

Peter Atanga Agarigo from Ghana shares what attracted him to become a rehabilitation volunteer.

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