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HKI Briefing: Ebola Crisis in Sierra Leone

As part of it’s ongoing Briefing Series, Helen Keller International and NewsCred hosted an evening of important information and insight about the impact the devistating Ebola epidemic will have on Sierra Leone’s already fragile health care system in the years to come.  Emily Toubali, Helen Keller International’s Senior Program Manager for Neglected Tropical Diseases, joined remotely by Fatmata Sesay, […]

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ChildSight® Eyeglass Dispensing Day

This video was produced by graduate students of Pace University’s Digital Video Field Production class and published on The course assignment was to create a video featuring their favorite charity and things that make them happy. This group of students decided to make a video for Helen Keller International’s ChildSight® program because they were […]

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A boy and girl eating sweet potatoes

Our Sweet Potato Solution

Facts: Vitamin A Deficiency and Malnutrition Vitamin A deficiency remains the leading cause of preventable blindness in children. Vitamin A is essential for children under five to support growth during critical development phases, as well as support young immune systems to fight common illnesses like diarrhea and measles. 44% of preschoolers in sub-Saharan Africa are vitamin A deficient. These […]

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