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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
Disability-inclusive classroom in Burkina Faso
New report calls for changes to government and donor practice
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

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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Haile Gebrselassie
Haile Gebrselassie
Olympic Gold Medallist and quadruple World Champion

As Goodwill Ambassador of LIGHT FOR THE WORLD, it seems crucial to me that persons with disabilities should move from the margins of society to its center and enjoy equal rights in all areas of life.

Werner Huber. Photo: Gregor Kuntscher
Werner Huber
Donor Communication

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD works as a team at eye level, and gives meaning and great pleasure to many people.

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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