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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”.
2019-07-10Visual impairment - if not detected, treated or corrected - among children can severely hinder their quality of life. One of our dreams is to ensure children have access to eye health services for generations to come.
2019-06-20June 20th is World Refugee Day and the theme this year is to join together in solidarity with refugees. Light for the World had the opportunity to get to know and work with Nyamith Stephen (13 years old).
2019-06-18Take a glimpse at what took place inside the UN headquarters, including a demonstration in the main entrance hall at the beginning of the conference.