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Castigo from Mozambique with is tricycle

Surviving the Storm - Castigo and Cyclone Idai

2019-04-08
Day to day life can be quite challenging for someone with an assistive device in Mozambique. Follow Castigo's journey after the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai, and see for yourself how Light for the World is helping him reach his dreams.
Yetnebersh Portrait

The Power of Togetherness - Yetnebersh Nigussie at ICSW

2019-04-08
Director for Advocacy and Human Rights at Light for the World, Yetnebersh Nigussie, has been asked to deliver a keynote speech at the International Civil Society Week (ICSW) in Belgrade. The event theme is "The Power of Togetherness."
Rodrigues with his three children in front of the ruble caused by Cylone Idai

The Faces of Cyclone Idai

2019-04-05
See the faces, read the names and testimonies of people whose lives will never be the same as a result of Cyclone Idai. People with disabilities are often among the most vulnerable during and after emergency situations.
Damaged homes by cyclone in flooded waters.

Cyclone Idai: People with disabilities are especially vulnerable

2019-03-15
On March 14th, 2019, cyclone Idai hit Mozambique. We are committed to supporting our local community partners to help people affected by the cyclone.
Fatima Kyari

“Most people don’t know they have glaucoma”

2019-03-12
Glaucoma specialist Fatima Kyari about why awareness for the eye disease is so important
Her Abilities Winners

Dance without barriers

2019-02-06
Light for the World, Lillis Ballroom and Zero Project invite to a very special evening side event alongside the international Zero Project Conference 2019 in Vienna.
Yetnebersh Nigussie speaking at WEF

My 7 talking points from the World Economic Forum

2019-02-05
Yetnebersh Nigussie reflects on what you need to know about the Davos world leader’s gathering if you want to drive disability inclusion forward.
Woman kisses woman with eye batch

The Silent Thief of Sight

2019-01-17
For the first time, Light for the World systematically tackles the eye disease glaucoma with a new multi-country programme.
Portrait Yetnebersh Nigussie smiling

World Economic Forum: Yetnebersh Nigussie promotes Disability Inclusion

2019-01-17
Yetnebersh Nigussie speaks about disability inclusion during the World Economic Forum from 22nd to 25th January.
A man interviewing a woman, who is smiling

A communication gap

2019-01-14
Our research "Communication Matters!" shows which obstacles persons with disabilities face in accessing public information and services in Cambodia.

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