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LIGHT FOR THE WORLD International – Organisation for inclusive development
Niederhofstrasse 26
A-1120 Vienna
Phone: +43 (1) 810 13 00 
Fax: +43 (1) 810 13 00 – 15

ZVR-Nr.: 315688676

Office hours
Monday – Thursday: 9.00 AM – 5.00 PM
Friday: 9.00 AM – 3.00 PM

Austrian Quality Seal of DonationsSpendengütesiegel (in German)

Chief Executive Officer: Marion Lieser
Data security and Privacy: Erika Tschofönig
Online Editor: Hannah Copeland
Editorial team: Hannah Copeland, Dawn Rennie

Regulatory Authority

Vienna Regional Police Headquarters, Department of Association, Assembly and Media Law (Landespolizeidirektion Wien, Referat Vereins-, Versammlungs- und Medienrechtsangelegenheiten)

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD International is a non-profit organisation under Austrian law and is subject to  the Law of Associations 2002 (Vereinsgesetz 2002), available at

Purpose of the association:

The association´s purpose for LIGHT FOR THE WORLD International is to contribute in the so called developing countries to a world in which persons with disabilities fully exercise their rights. Persons with disabilities living in poverty are amongst the most excluded groups in society. They are at the centre of the association´s work, and they drive the change.

Members of the association´s board:

Tom Shakespear, Hanna Jovanovic, Andreas Onea, Tigist Alemayehu Tiruneh, Daniel Etya´ale, Deborah Oyuu Iyute, Martine Vandermeulen, Klara Landau, Stefan Stolte, Jaroslav Žahourek

Underlying concept of the media is:

This website, any newsletters, mailings and other means of communications is to inform, members, (potential) donors and sponsors, and all interested people or entities about the association´s mission to support persons with disability living in poverty, especially in eye care provision, indepedent living, inclusive education and disability rights. 

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