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Uncorrected refractive error presents a mounting challenge. Photo: LIGHT FOR THE WORLD
A rapidly growing number of people are in need of adequate spectacles.
Sign language as a teaching medium in Cambodia. Credit: Peter Canton
Our Netherlands-based Lab is a space for stakeholders to come together to make disability inclusion work.
Disability-inclusive classroom in Burkina Faso
New report calls for changes to government and donor practice
Johndy plays football Credit: Jako Klamer/LIGHT FOR THE WORLD
A young boy from South Sudan was hurt in a violent conflict in his home town Bor and survived a gruesome flight to camp Mahad in Juba.
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.

2015: Six important figures at a glance

antibiotics
7,702,986
people received antibiotics
eye consultation
1,123,116
eye consultations
cataract
50,863
cataract surgeries
rehabilitation
46,911
children with disabilities reached in rehabilitation programmes
26.185 trachoma surgeries
26,270
trachoma surgeries
7,812
children with disabilities received school education

News

Photo: Relief goods distribution near Juba. Credit: Bart Lont / Light for the World
Famine in South Sudan
2017-23-02
Ensuring access to emergency relief for people with disabilities
Photo of Marieke Boersma
Her Body, Her Rights
2017-22-02
Case study identifies major barriers to sexual health education for girls with intellectual disabilities
Photo: IDP camp near Juba. Credit: Light for the World
Training: Disability Inclusive IDP Camps in South Sudan
2017-09-02
Capacity Building programme for Humanitarian Organisations
Light for the World has joined the Global Business and Disability Network
Proud Member of ILO
2017-31-01
Light for the World joins the Global Business and Disability Network

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Marlene Binggeli
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I have experienced LIGHT FOR THE WORLD as authentic, unpretentious, and lively. Their work for children with disabilities is extremely important. That is why I have made a bequest to them.

Colin Low
Colin Low
Politician and law scholar

I have high regard for the highly professional and committed work LIGHT FOR THE WORLD does in combating injustice and inequality and the marginalisation of disadvantaged groups throughout the world.

Magdalena Scharl
Magdalena Scharl
Peer-adviser, BIZEPS

What I particularly like about LIGHT FOR THE WORLD is their appreciation of diversity and above all their real effort to be inclusive at all stages from planning to implementation of programmes.

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