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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: 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
Symbolic photo: wheelchair users playing basketball
Disability and Data: from Marginalisation to Empowerment
2017-26-01
News from the UN Data Forum in South Africa, 15th-18th January 2017
Photo: Mekonen Bezabeh catches a first glimpse of his grandchild after undergoingl cataract surgery.
2016 Highlights
2016-23-12
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Marion Draxler
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The fantastic working environment at LIGHT FOR THE WORLD motivates me every single day.

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Haile Gebrselassie
Olympic Gold Medallist and quadruple World Champion

As Goodwill Ambassador of LIGHT FOR THE WORLD, it seems crucial to me that persons with disabilities should move from the margins of society to its center and enjoy equal rights in all areas of life.

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.

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