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Cyrille Thierry Evini
Cyrille Thierry Evini about this group of diseases eliminated in developed countries but still affecting 1.4 billion people
left to right: Caroline Harper (Sight Savers), Tom Shakespeare (LIGHT FOR THE WORLD UK), Yetnebersh Nigussie (LIGHT FOR THE WORLD), Beroness Sandip Verma (DFID) Credit: Will Pascall Photography
A discussion hosted by LIGHT FOR THE WORLD in the House of Lords
Children in North East India are  playing together
A new strategy for North-East India to ensure the quality of education has been launched
Boy helps Boy with crutches to walk
This tool makes identifying progress in community based rehabilitation projects possible.
Yetnebersh Nigussie PHOTO: Studio Casagrande
LIGHT FOR THE WORLD Senior Advocacy Officer Yetnebersh Nigussie on the situation of women with disabilities.
Zero Project Conference
A LIGHT FOR THE WORLD supported project in Garango was awarded by the International Conference “Zero Project 2016”.

2015: Six important figures at a glance

people received antibiotics
eye consultation
eye consultations
cataract surgeries
children with disabilities reached in rehabilitation programmes
26.185 trachoma surgeries
trachoma surgeries
children with disabilities received school education


Various actors form the development community, ministries and donors welcomed LIGHT FOR THE WORLD’s new country strategy for Burkina Faso.
Burkina Faso: New Country Strategy
Various actors from the development community, ministries and donors welcomed LIGHT FOR THE WORLD’s new country strategy for Burkina Faso.
The Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities
Time for inclusive sustainable development
The first High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda is over: What has been achieved for persons with disabilities?
People walking along a street in South Sudan
South Sudan: A devastating situation
LIGHT FOR THE WORLD is deeply moved by the devastating situation in South Sudan.
Yetnebersh Nigussie in front of a SDG poster
UN: High-level Political Forum 2016
LIGHT FOR THE WORLD is making persons with disabilities heard at this year's HLPF in New York.

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Wouter Verboon
Wouter Verboon

What would thousands of people in developing countries be without LIGHT FOR THE WORLD reaching out to them with eye care, education and rehabilitation? I have seen myself how these people are discriminated and marginalised.

Silvia Bopp
Silvia Bopp

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD has been supporting the Dr.-Silvia-Bopp Foundation and its goals in a great way. Open-mindedness regarding new projects and a high level of personal commitment characterises LIGHT FOR THE WORLD.

Marion Draxler. Credit: Gregor Kuntscher
Marion Draxler
PR Officer

The great working atmosphere gives new motivation to me every day.


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