The Guardian

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.

Key Disciplines

  • Research
  • Interviewing
  • Journalism
  • Fact checking



The Guardian International Development Journalism Competition

Judges included Jon Snow, Natasha Kaplinsky and Elisabeth Ribbans