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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...

Joseph Banzi, country director in Tanzania [caption id="attachment_9664" align="alignright" width="225"] Joseph Banzi with one of our itinerant teachers.[/caption] A step forward in the development of Light for the World Tanzania. In 1997, when Light for the World was founded, we started working with partners in Tanzania. We...

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, Light for the World was able to purchase important equipment for three of our partner eye clinics. [caption id="attachment_9628" align="alignright" width="298"] Kabgayi Eye Unit's two new operating chairs.[/caption] The Mwangaza eye clinic is one of the few in Congo where...

Rwandan doctor Livin Uwemeye is studying ophthalmology at the Tanzanian University KCMUCo (Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College) with a scholarship funded by Light for the World. Once he gets his diploma, he will join the team at the Kabgayi Eye Unit in Rwanda. He is 31 years...