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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
Woman putting her vote into a ballot box
Promoting the right to actively shape a new Burkina Faso.

2015: Six important figures at a glance

antibiotics
7,702,986
people received antibiotics
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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Isidore Ouedraogo
Isidore Ouedraogo
OCADES Burkina Faso

We look with pride at our many shared programmes in CBR, inclusive education and eye health, through which thousands regain their dignity and their place in Burkinabe society.

Colin Allen
Colin Allen
President, World Federation of the Deaf

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD, as a well-respected international NGO, continues to take up responsibility to reach out to deaf people and realise Sign Language rights. I personally witnessed the benefits of such a move in PNG.

Olga Kabré Ouermi
Olga Kabré Ouermi
ADA and Co-financed Programmes Officer, Burkina Faso

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD gives me the opportunity to participate in building an inclusive society favorable to the development of people with disabilities.

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