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June 10, 2015
The USAID MMDP Project , managed by Helen Keller International, held its first technical trachomatous trichiasis meeting in Hammamet, Tunisia April 23-24, 2015. HKI’s Emily Toubali (pictured far left) serves as MMDP Project Director. MMDP (Morbidity Management and Disability Prevention) targets...
June 9, 2015
HKI-Tanzania produced a video highlighting the work and impact of the Enhanced Homestead Food Production programs in Tanzania, which are funded by Irish Aid. The video was made in collaboration with the Cultural Video Foundation.
June 9, 2015
“I need glasses,” says Qian, an outgoing sixth-grader who emigrated from China at age seven to join her family in New York. Her parents work long hours to make ends meet – her father is a cook and her mother a cashier. “My parents don’t spend much time with me because they are always at work,” she...
June 9, 2015
The world of NGOs has always been a big part of my life. I grew up in Bangladesh as a “sponsor child” of Save the Children USA, and went on to volunteer with them as a youth, where I did everything from help build ponds in the Brahminbaria district so that the villagers could get fresh water, to...
May 21, 2015
In October 2013, Helen Keller International launched its award-winning homestead food production program in Vietnam. The program targets impoverished families in rural areas to improve food security among participating households and improve nutrition habits in impoverished communities. One of the...
Helen Keller reading a book
April 23, 2015
When I was a young child my parents lived in Fairfield, Connecticut, in a house that was about three or four miles from Arcan Ridge, Helen Keller’s house. As a very young man, about six or seven at the time, I remember my first encounter with Helen. It was my first experience with a person who was...
April 17, 2015
Learn more about special Centennial events taking place in the US, Europe, Africa and Asia throughout 2015. The Spirit of Helen Keller Gala Monday, May 18, 2015 New York, NY "Rio Paris" - Helen Keller International-Europe Annual Gala Monday, June 8, 2015 Paris, France HKI-Africa Centennial...
April 14, 2015
When one enters the house in the quiet Kathmandu neighborhood where Helen Keller International-Nepal is located, the buzz and activity of the busy office is suddenly countered by the reassuring calm of Sharada Adhikari, who sits at the front desk. Her soft voice and smile make even the most harried...
April 10, 2015
On Sunday, January 25, 2015, the New Jersey-based Hopewell Valley Youth Chorale performed their winter concert to raise awareness and money for our ChildSight ® program in the greater Newark area. ChildSight provides free in-school vision screenings and new prescription eyeglasses to children in...

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