Sightsavers (The Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind)

Grosvenor Hall, Bolnore Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 4BX, UK

Tel: +44 1444 446 600 | Fax: +44 1444 446 688 | Email: |

Sightsavers is the UK’s leading charity working in the developing world to prevent and cure blindness, as well as to promote and support the social inclusion of blind children and adults.

Foundation: 1950

Officers: Chair of the Trustees: Lord Crisp of Eaglescliffe; Chief Executive: Dr Caroline Harper OBE

Activities: Since its foundation, Sightsavers has treated over 212.5 million people for blinding and potentially blinding conditions and restored sight to more than 7.2 million people. It works with local partner organisations, and places emphasis on developing sustainable programmes. It currently operates in more than 30 developing countries in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean.