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Six People in a wheelchair plaing basket ball Credit: Aleksandra Pawloff
It strengthens one's self-esteem as well as one's body and promotes understanding – sports for and with persons with disabilities. That's why sports is so important for LIGHT FOR THE WORLD!
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.
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.

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


Photo: Optometrist presenting locally adapted high-quality spectacles at Entebbe, Uganda.
NIURE Programme Nearing Completion
Massive positive impact on lives of Ugandans with refractive errors
Disability-inclusive classroom in Burkina Faso
#CostingEquity: Invest in Inclusive Education!
Poor government and donor practice leave millions out of school, report finds
Ethiopian women waiting in line after trachoma surgery at Quiha clinic
Two Thirds of Blind People Are Women
World Sight Day 2017: How gender equality saves eyesight
Balla Ouattara and a patient
"It's the passion"
LIGHT FOR THE WORLD offered Balla Ouattara a scholarship to become an ophthalmologist. Today he works as a specialist and talks to us about his vision and passion.

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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.

Ron Mccallum
Ronald McCallum
Vice-Chairperson of the UN-Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Sydney, Senior Australian for the Year 2011. (Australia)

I am truly honoured to be an Ambassador for LIGHT FOR THE WORLD. My concerns for persons with disabilities are that our human rights and inherent dignity are respected by all.

Josef Stockreiter
Josef Stockreiter

I know that LIGHT FOR THE WORLD is using my donation in an efficient manner to combat preventable blindness.

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