Free eye surgery is changing the fate and attitudes of the people living on the precarious sandbars of Bangladesh.
I travelled to Bangladesh for The Guardian with eye-care charity Orbis to report from the flood-prone char islands. I was one of six finalists in the professional category of The Guardian’s international Development Journalism Competition.
You can read my original competition entry, on maternal health, here.
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The Guardian International Development Journalism CompetitionJudges included Jon Snow, Natasha Kaplinsky and Elisabeth Ribbans