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Photo: CTA launch during a CEO & NGO breakfast. Credit: Will Pascall
NGOs call on governments and donors to prioritize schooling for children with disabilities
Sign language in the classroom, South Sudan. Credit: Light for the World
South Sudan's first unified basic sign language dictionary has been published
Nidhi Singal
Inclusive Education also means quality education, says Nidhi Singal.
left to right: Caroline Harper (Sight Savers), Tom Shakespeare (LIGHT FOR THE WORLD UK), Yetnebersh Nigussie (LIGHT FOR THE WORLD), Baroness Sandip Verma (DFID) Credit: Will Pascall Photography
A discussion hosted by LIGHT FOR THE WORLD at the House of Lords
Boy helps Boy with crutches to walk
New tool measures progress in community based rehabilitation programmes.
Inclusion of marginalised groups is key to improving food security

2015: Six important figures at a glance

medication
10,134,553
people received medication
eye consultation
1,123,116
eye consultations
cataract
50,863
cataract surgeries
rehabilitation
46,911
children with disabilities reached in rehabilitation programmes
26.185 trachoma surgeries
26,270
trachoma surgeries
7,812
children with disabilities received school education

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Colin Low
Colin Low
Politician and law scholar

I have high regard for the highly professional and committed work LIGHT FOR THE WORLD does in combating injustice and inequality and the marginalisation of disadvantaged groups throughout the world.

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.

Fortunat Walther
Fortunat Walther
CEO Medicor Foundation

Throughout our longstanding cooperation, LIGHT FOR THE WORLD has proven to be an efficient and transparent organization that emphasizes supporting locally pre-existing structures and thus sustainability in development.

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