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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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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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.

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