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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

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

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Johndy plays football Credit: Jako Klamer/LIGHT FOR THE WORLD
Johndy is great at playing football
2016-19-08
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.
Woman with eye patch is harvesting corn
Drought in Ethiopia
2016-05-08
Persons with disabilities have worse access to water.
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
2016-28-07
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
2016-25-07
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?

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Colin Low
Colin Low
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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.

Marion Draxler. Credit: Gregor Kuntscher
Marion Draxler (contact reference)
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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.

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