26 million people in developing countries are affected by a form of avoidable blindness.
Only ten percent of children with disabilities go to school.
Light for the World has been fighting against this injustice for more than 20 years. Together we give them a future of hope..
We make eye care accessible to everyone. Together with our experts and local partners, we support eye clinics, develop quality infrastructures and organise training for local staff.
Our education programme focuses on inclusive education: visually impaired pupils attend classes together with their seeing peers. We promote their integration and address the stigma of their disability.
pairs of glasses
children go to school
Give visual therapy
With 10 euro you give visual therapy to a child who has undergone cataract surgery like Angelique.
Give access to education
With 20 euro a child with visual impairment can go to school for a month, like Nathalie.
Give sight to an adult
With 52 euros you offer cataract surgery to an adult, like Melanie.