First News joined Sightsavers on a trip to Kenya to learn how they’re fighting trachoma

Trachoma is an easily-preventable, easily-treatable disease that affects over a hundred million people in mainly developing countries around the world. First News travelled to Kenya with Sightsavers, to see how they’re educating people about the disease, and how they’re getting rid of it for good.

One of the students we met was 12-year-old Charles, chairman of the school’s Health Club – a club formed with the help of the money raised by Sightsavers. Charles is passionate about Health Club, and it’s helped to make a real difference in his life. We spoke to Charles to find out more.

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