Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia-Herzegowina: LIGHT FOR THE WORLD trains teachers in inclusive education

An All Inclusive Strategy for Inclusion

To contribute to the inclusion of people with disabilities, Light for the World has worked to ensure a more equal distribution of municipal resources to make them accessible for everyone. With its new “All Inclusive Strategy” our local partner works with youth groups and trains them in social entrepreneurship. In order to raise awareness for the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, one of our partners carried out a countrywide, inspiring media campaign. The renowned physicist Stephen Hawking acted as testimonial. Both projects are sponsored by the Austrian Development Agency. 2,920 people in Bosnia-Herzegovina benefitted from our programmes in 2016.

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Map: Bosnien and Herzegowina
  • Area: 51,129 km2
  • Population: 3.8 million
  • Life expectancy: 76.4 years
  • Ophthalmologists: 200
Portrait photo: Sigrun Palmisano. Credit: Light for the World

Project Officer for Bosnia-Herzegovina: Sigrun Palmisano

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