Press Releases

2016-05-12

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD alerts: children with disabilities who are excluded from education are confined to a future of poverty and isolation. In order to break the cycle of poverty...

2016-05-12

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD calls for including persons with disabilities in South Sudan in humanitarian response efforts. The disability and development organization enables access to...

2016-05-12

In 2015, the disability and development organisation LIGHT FOR THE WORLD successfully con-tinued its fight against trachoma, the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness....

2016-05-12

Last year LIGHT FOR THE WORLD carried out 53,100 sight-saving cataract surgeries and reached a total of 1.2 million people in developing countries. For many years, LIGHT FOR...

2016-05-12

At a time when people with disabilities were completely excluded from education and society in Cambodia, Phalla Neang became the country’s very first Braille teacher. Today she...

2016-05-12

A call on governments to give persons with disabilities access to adequate and nutritious food and on the United Nations to include them in the new Sustainable Development...

2016-05-12

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD contributes to WHO‘s Global Action Plan which aims to reduce avoidable blindness and visual impairment by 25% by 2019. The NGO makes an appeal to everyone...

2016-05-12

Groundbreaking ceremony for new eye clinic of LIGHT FOR THE WORLD, a European confederation of development NGOs, took place in the provincial capital Beira. A few days ago the...

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