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“Aid out of Reach”: untold stories from people with disabilities
Humanitarian organisations can learn a lot from what happened during the Cyclone Idai aid response.
Light for the world employee Sophia Mohammed and little Nyaush in an IDP Camp in South Sudan
On today's World Refugee Day, 4.3 million people from South Sudan are still displaced. Among them are people with disabilities who are at even greater risk from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Armando and his wife
World Environment Day is an opportunity to spotlight people with disabilities who are amongst the worst affected by climate change.
people in a camp
Light for the World’s Sophia Mohammed reacts to news of COVID-19 in South Sudan: “what happens next will be crucial”
Rupert Roniger, CEO (c) Light for the World
COVID-19 is a challenge on an unprecedented scale. In this Q&A session Rupert Roniger, CEO, provides insights into Light for the World’s own response strategy.
Yeti with students
After four amazing and successful years at Light for the World, Yeti takes on a new challenge. Here is a review, but above all a view into the future.

2018: Six important figures at a glance

Number of treatments given to fight Neglected Tropical Diseases icon
16,286,999
Number of treatments given to fight Neglected Tropical Diseases
Number of people reached icon
1,209,978
Number of people reached
Eye surgeries performed icon
89,280
Eye surgeries performed
Persons with disabilities who received rehab wheelchair icon
45,552
Persons with disabilities who received rehabilitation
Livelihood icon
15,319
Livelihood and empowerment activities
children with disabilities who received an education book icon
13,742
Children with disabilities who received an education

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Werner Huber. Photo: Gregor Kuntscher
Werner Huber
Donor Communication

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD works as a team at eye level, and gives meaning and great pleasure to many people.

Marlene Binggeli
Marlene Binggeli
Donor

I have experienced LIGHT FOR THE WORLD as authentic, unpretentious, and lively. Their work for children with disabilities is extremely important. That is why I have made a bequest to them.

Silvia Bopp
Silvia Bopp
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LIGHT FOR THE WORLD has been supporting the Dr.-Silvia-Bopp Foundation and its goals in a great way. Open-mindedness regarding new projects and a high level of personal commitment characterises LIGHT FOR THE WORLD.

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