Where We Work: India

About India
1.237 billion people

Blindness Prevalence:
8 million*

Our Work Here
Date started working here:

What we do:
Prevent & Treat Blindness, Build Healthy Programs, Solutions in Sight

Our Partners:
Aravind Eye Care System, LV Prasad Eye Institute, SNC, VMANNN

WHO. Global Data on Visual Impairment. 2010
Aravind and Seva
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Of India's 1.2 billion population, nearly 8 million are blind. An estimated 320,000 of these 15 million are children, accounting for 20% of global child blindness. Yet despite this high prevalence of blindness, about 80% of the blindness in India is caused by treatable or preventable causes, primarily cataract or refractive errors.


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