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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

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


Logo: 10 years of CRPD
CRPD: 10 years anniversary celebration in Addis Ababa
The United Nations (UN) Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the African Union Commission and the UN Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights organize a Regional Workshop in Addis Ababa. LIGHT FOR THE WORLD's track record led to an invitation as relevant stakeholder and presenter of its work.
Johndy plays football Credit: Jako Klamer/LIGHT FOR THE WORLD
Johndy is great at playing football
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
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
Various actors from the development community, ministries and donors welcomed LIGHT FOR THE WORLD’s new country strategy for Burkina Faso.

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Josef Stockreiter

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

Martin Ledolter
Martin Ledolter
CEO Austrian Development Agency

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD has been instrumental in establishing and promoting inclusion as an integral part of development cooperation.

David Flores Guiterrez
David Flores Guiterrez
Physiotherapist, CENAID

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