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Young girl in South Sudan with walker

World Refugee Day: Nyamith's Story

2019-06-20
June 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).
Yeti, Marieke and Rupert at the COSP 2019 Photo Credit: Julian Roniger

In Focus: Rights of Persons with Disabilities

2019-06-11
Light for the World representatives attend the 12th session of the Conference of States Parties (COSP) to the Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) which is taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on June 11th - 13th, 2019.
Innovate for inclusion. Group of men doing woodwork

Innovate for Inclusion - A Social Innovation Lab Publication

2019-06-07
A Social Innovation Lab is a space where a group of people in complementary roles come together to experiment, in order to find new solutions to complex problems.
Empty wheel chair in nature

10 Facts You Need to Know About Climate Change

2019-06-05
June 5th is World Environment Day, a day recognized by the United Nations to encourage awareness and action to protect our environment worldwide.
Opthalmologist checking a patient's eye

Alliance fights avoidable blindness

2019-05-29
A partnership between the Islamic Development Bank and Light for the World aims to put an end to avoidable blindness in 10 African countries.
woman on a wheelchair.

Empowering Women: SDG5 and Her Abilities

2019-05-28
With the Her Abilities Award, Light for the World wants to contribute to the theme of SDG 5 and put the achievements of women with disabilities at centre-stage. The nomination deadline is around the corner.
Food and water is distributed to victims of cyclones in Mozambique

Mozambique: What happens with your donations?

2019-04-30
By donating you are helping thousands of people with disabilities recover from the devastating storms.
young child receiving medication

The End of Neglected Tropical Diseases Within Reach

2019-04-29
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) are affecting 1.5 billion people globally and from those affected 40% are living in Africa. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), these diseases are affecting the poorest and hardest to reach communities in Africa.
Benedict Mozambique photo credit country team

'Nothing is the Same' - Benedict's visit to Mozambique Post Idai

2019-04-25
Due to the emergency situation brought by the Cyclone Idai, the Mozambican country team was reinforced by the international team with Benedict Hoefnagels, from the UK. This is his experience.
Búzi Residents and Light for the World team walk through rubble- Photo Credit: Country Team

The Aftermath of Cyclone Idai

2019-04-25
Water born diseases are on the rise, schools are closed and another storm is approaching - this is the current situation in Mozambique. You can help make a difference now.

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