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About Us

Founded in 1915, Helen Keller International is dedicated to saving and improving the sight and lives of the world's vulnerable by combatting the causes and consequences of blindness, poor health and malnutrition.

We currently have more than 120 programs in 21 African and Asian countries.

Part of this work is focused on preventing blindness and vision loss for millions of vulnerable people through cataract surgery, vision correction, vitamin A supplementation, screening and treatment for diabetic retinopathy, and distribution of treatments and cures for neglected tropical diseases.

We also work to reduce malnutrition by promoting solutions aimed at improving nutrition practices for millions of families. These include vitamin A supplementation, maternal and child nutrition education, fortification of staple foods with essential nutrients, globally recognized family-led agricultural programs and community-based management of acute malnutrition.

Helen Keller International also reaches tens of thousands of under-served youth in the United States each year through ChildSight®. This unique program provides free vision screenings and prescription eyeglasses to students living in poverty in California, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Ohio.

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HKI saves and improves the sight and lives of the world’s vulnerable by combatting the causes and consequences of blindness, poor health and malnutrition.
In 2015 Helen Keller International celebrated 100 years of progress and impact in saving the sight and lives of the world's most vulnerable.
Learn more about Helen Keller's life and legacy, and our annual Spirit of Helen Keller Gala.