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2020-01-27During European Disability and Development Week 2019, Light for the World and the European Disability Forum (EDF) organised a roundtable on the importance of investing in disability inclusive education and early childhood development (ECD). The reflection that led us to this topic was two-fold.
2020-01-22Light for the World is delighted to welcome Dr. Geoffrey Wabulembo as our new Medical Director for Eye Health and NTDs!
2019-12-192019 was a challenging year for human rights, civil society and development cooperation that saw record numbers of people moving in search of safety and protection in many of our partner countries. Nonetheless, we were able to increase our impact.
2019-12-02Today is the 3rd of December, International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The official theme reminds us that this day is about “Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership.”
2019-10-08At least 2.2 billion people have vision impairment or blindness, of which over 1 billion cases could have been prevented or have yet to be addressed. The WHO has launched the first World report on Vision.
2019-09-20Research “Leave No Child Behind” reveals, governments are falling short on their commitments to protect millions of children with a disability around the world. Read Nourou's story.
2019-09-11See for yourself what the opening ceremony for the brand new eye clinic in Beira was like with a first-hand account from our country officer, Ilauda.
2019-09-04The newest state-of-the-art Eye Clinic in Mozambique officially opened its doors on August 30th, 2019.
2019-07-22More than 2,000 participants from governments, civil society, academia and business attended this year's High-Level Political Forum in New York City - July 2019.
2019-07-22This year the theme of the High-level political forum on sustainable development was “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”.