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Logo:Global Disability Summit 2018. Credit: DfID
More than 700 delegates to discuss aspects of disability inclusion at London summit
Key Visual: Her Abilities Award. Credit: Licht für die Welt / PKP BBDO
Nominations for Light for the World's new award start today
Photo: The Wilson family lost their son Charles Abui to Nodding Syndrome. Credit: Julia Gunther
Nodding Syndrome stunts growth, impairs cognition, causes epileptic seizures
Photo collage: empowered women with disabilities. Credit: Light for the World
Light for the World announces first global award honouring achievements of women with disabilties
Photo:Robert Ssewagude, Light for the World beneficiary, Tanzania. Credit: Light for the World
The East Africa Disability Fund awards £2.1 million of funding to six organisations
Photo: Light for the World's Senior Inclusion Advisor, Yetnebersh Nigussie, has been awarded the Right Livelihood Award 2017. Credit: Studio Casagrande
Our Ethiopian colleague receives prestigious award

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

Testimonials

Josef Stockreiter
Josef Stockreiter
Donor

I know that LIGHT FOR THE WORLD is using my donation in an efficient manner to combat preventable blindness.

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.

Alejandra Rivera Eid
Alejandra Rivera Eid
IIMS Bolivia

We thank LIGHT FOR THE WORLD for the opportunity to work together for the human rights, inclusion and the empowerment of persons with disabilities in Bolivia.

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