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Name: Sharif Mia Age: Six Lives: Bangladesh SIX months ago, Sharif’s par­ents no­ticed he had prob­lems see­ing.

His mother said: “he could not find me… he couldn’t find any­thing even when it was nearby.” Sharif has cataracts, a con­di­tion which af­fects his eyesight but which can be eas­ily treated with surgery.

Sight­savers, sup­ported by the UK Gov­ern­ment, has launched a fi­nal push to­wards pro­vid­ing a mil­lion cataract op­er­a­tions. The Mil­lion Mir­a­cles UK Aid Match ap­peal sup­ports pro­jects in Pak­istan, Bangladesh and else­where.

To find out more, visit

mil­lion­mir­a­cles.org.

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