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Thirty-four-year-old Dr Selina Mruma was able to graduate in ophthalmology from Muhimbili University thanks to the support of the NGO Light for the World. She can now treat most eye diseases at the St Joseph’s Mission Hospital in Songea, in the region of Ruvuma, Tanzania. Until...

2022 marks the beginning of our new five-year programme ‘Inclusive Vision’ approved by the Directorate-General for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid (DGD). In DR Congo, Rwanda and Tanzania, Light for the World will further develop its activities in the sectors in which the NGO was...

Having access to specialized eye care is far from obvious in the DR Congo. There is a serious shortage of prevention programmes, trained personnel, infrastructures, state of the art surgical equipment, medicines, … In a country as large as the DRC, Light for the World has...

Alvera is a 78-year-old Rwandese grandmother. Widowed since 1997, she lives with her 4-year-old granddaughter close to the small plot of land she likes to cultivate. [caption id="attachment_11612" align="alignleft" width="300"] Grandma Alvera has been practically blind for more or less two years. She feels dependent on...