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Portrait of Puja. Credit: Gregor Kuntscher
Through our CBR programme, Puja from Guwahati was able to finish school
Photo: CTA launch during a CEO & NGO breakfast. Credit: Will Pascall
NGOs call on governments and donors to prioritize schooling for children with disabilities
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
Children in North East India are  playing together
New strategy to ensure the quality of education in North East India

2016: Six important figures at a glance

medication
10,134,553
people received medication
patients received eye care services
958,003
patients received eye care services
cataract
52,015
cataract surgeries
rehabilitation
40,431
children with disabilities reached in rehabilitation programmes
26.185 trachoma surgeries
28,601
trachoma surgeries
9,139
children with disabilities received school education

News

Still from Kanthari - Change from Within
Kanthari - Change from Within
2017-24-05
Film screening at the European Parliament - by Steffie Neyens
Photo: c. 60 participants from government, NGOs, and DPOs took part in our CBR workshop
Community-Based Rehabilitation Set to Expand in Mozambique
2017-03-05
Maputo workshop proves huge interest in nationwide CBR roll-out
Photo: A child in Tigray receives anti-trachoma medication as part of Light for the World's MDA effort. Credit: Aleksandra Pawloff
1.6 Billion People Threatened by Neglected Tropical Diseases
2017-18-04
WHO presents report on successes and outlook until 2020
Photo: Boukari Pamtaba of ABAPE explains the situation of autistic children in the Burkinabé education system
Call for inclusive education for children with autism
2017-04-04
Burkina Faso's ABAPE Centre marks World Autism Awareness Day - by Emmanuel Kansié

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Francois Carbonez
Francois Carbonez
Policy Officer

At LIGHT FOR THE WORLD, we have a lot of expertise. But collaborating with others like the IDDC gives us a dimension we could never reach on our own.

Fortunat Walther
Fortunat Walther
CEO Medicor Foundation

Throughout our longstanding cooperation, LIGHT FOR THE WORLD has proven to be an efficient and transparent organization that emphasizes supporting locally pre-existing structures and thus sustainability in development.

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.

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