Light for the World empowers people with disabilities and protects eye health – because an inclusive society is better for all!
The steady loss of eyesight to blindness is highest in low-income countries. There, the rate of untreated eye disease is 90%, with sub-Saharan Africa being particularly affected.
Education is enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and forms the basis for a self-determined and independent future. Nevertheless, more than 32.5 million children in poorer regions are denied their right to education.
Exclusion and discrimination of people with disabilities must finally be a thing of the past. Every person should be able to participate in our world on an equal footing. No one must be left behind.
operations were done.
children with disabilities could attend school.
people with disabilities were enabled to live a self-determined life.