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Tansania: Augenmedizinische Untersuchung bei einem Kleinkind

Giving children a future

Light for the World’s focus in Tanzania is on the prevention and treatment of childhood blindness. Our partners conduct sight-saving operations, and support children who are blind or visually impaired to access education. 

In 2016, 1,308 children with eye problems received a sight-saving operation and 386 blind and visually impaired children went to school.

Map: Tanzania
  • Area: 945,087 km2
  • Population: 49.2 million
  • Life expectancy: 55.3 years
  • Ophthalmologists: 35
  • Ophthalmologists supported by us: 10
Photo of Svenja Schneider. Credit: Gregor Kuntscher

Your contact for our programmes in Eastern Africa: Svenja Schneider.

+43 1 810 13 00 - 43
s.schneider [at]

Where we work