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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.
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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.
Patients (c) Light for the World
The coronavirus has reached Africa. The next few weeks are crucial to tens of thousands of lives.
In the coronavirus crisis, people with disabilities face higher risks
Our motto at LIGHT FOR THE WORLD and in this crisis: Protect the most vulnerable! We are committed to protecting those who are most at risk as the virus spreads rapidly in our part of the world and threatens countries in Africa where we work.
Yetnebersh Nigussie
Today the World Economic Forum’s Forum of Young Global Leaders announced their class of 2020 includes Light for the World’s Director of Advocacy and Rights Yetnebersh Nigussie.
Women with tricycles - Credit: Gregor Kuntscher
Light for the World joins people around the world in celebrating International Women’s Day.

2018: Six important figures at a glance

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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
34,696
Persons with disabilities who received rehabilitation
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24,212
Livelihood and empowerment activities
children with disabilities who received an education book icon
12,953
Children with disabilities who received an education

Testimonials

Benita Ferrero-Waldner
Benita Ferrero-Waldner
Former Commissioner of the European Union, President of EU-LAC Foundation (Austria)

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD shows a remarkable vision of an inclusive world in which we are all able to live a life of health and dignity.

Emmanuel Sawadogo
Emmanuel Sawadogo
Eye Health Programme Officer, Burkina Faso

I believe that everyone has a contribution to make to the welfare of all and towards a just and inclusive society. Working with LIGHT FOR THE WORLD is being part of a winning team.

Gabriel Müller. Credit: Gregor Kuntscher
Gabriel Müller
Director International Alliances

Enabling underprivileged persons to have a better future is the most beautiful expression of humanity. They who give are truly rich.

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