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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

Symbolic photo: 10 years of UNCRPD - 10 highlights in disability inclusion. Mozambiquan athletes playing basketball in wheelchairs.
UNCRPD: 10 Years, 10 Highlights
2016-30-11
Ten highlights from a decade in inclusive development
Sign language in the classroom, South Sudan. Credit: Light for the World
Sign Language Dictionary for South Sudan
2016-30-11
South Sudan's first basic sign language dictionary has been published
CBR training session at Ouagadougou. Credit: LIGHT FOR THE WORLD
Community-based rehabilitation in Burkina Faso
2016-09-11
CBR training sessions held in Ouagadougou - by Emmanuel Kansié
Photo: Optometrist presenting locally adapted high-quality spectacles at Entebbe, Uganda.
NIURE Programme Nearing Completion
2016-20-10
Massive positive impact on lives of Ugandans with refractive errors

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Wouter Verboon
Wouter Verboon
optometrist

What would thousands of people in developing countries be without LIGHT FOR THE WORLD reaching out to them with eye care, education and rehabilitation? I have seen myself how these people are discriminated and marginalised.

Werner Huber. Photo: Gregor Kuntscher
Werner Huber
Donor Communication

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD works as a team at eye level, and gives meaning and great pleasure to many people.

Thérèse Kafando
Thérèse Kafando
Director of CEFISE

I am very proud of and satisfied with the collaboration with LIGHT FOR THE WORLD. Thanks to their support, we are able to reach large numbers of excluded children with disabilities.

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