The numbers: Sightsavers

The figures behind the charity that works in developing countries to prevent blindness and restore sight. It also advocates for equal rights for people who are visually impaired


£39.1m - The charity's income for the year ending December 2011, compared with £32.8m the previous year

£17.5m - The charity's income from individuals, its largest source of income. The second largest source was grants from governments, worth £8.7m

£10.7m - Free reserves at year-end

£100k - No employee was paid more than this in 2011

4,390 - The number of teachers trained to include blind or partially sighted children in their lessons - this was 1,600 more than in 2010

4.6m - The number of people treated with antibiotics for trachoma, a bacterial infection of the eye, in 2011. This was two and a half times more than the number in 2010, which was 1.9 million.

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