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OuR MISSION Helen Keller International saves the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. We combat the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition. OuR VISION We envision a world where the most vulnerable people effectively access services to prevent and treat blindness, low vision and malnutrition. In this world A LeADeRSHIP LeTTeR Dear Friends, sight and lifesaving programs.

OuR MISSION Helen Keller International saves the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. We combat the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition. OuR VISION We envision a world where the most vulnerable people effectively access services to prevent and treat blindness, low vision and malnutrition. In this world A LeADeRSHIP LeTTeR Dear Friends, sight and lifesaving programs.

OvervIeW Although 80 of blindness is preventable, there are still over 39 million people who are blind worldwide. Helen Keller Internationals eye health programs focus on the major causes of preventable blindness in the world. Our programs address eYe HeALTH CHILDSIgHT In classrooms across the united States, more than two million children suffer from uncorrected refractive error, which often results in blurred vision, headaches and eye strain. The inability to see clearly also leaves many ch

OvervIeW Although 80 of blindness is preventable, there are still over 39 million people who are blind worldwide. Helen Keller Internationals eye health programs focus on the major causes of preventable blindness in the world. Our programs address eYe HeALTH CHILDSIgHT In classrooms across the united States, more than two million children suffer from uncorrected refractive error, which often results in blurred vision, headaches and eye strain. The inability to see clearly also leaves many ch

Eye Health Program Updates N NegLeCTeD TROPICAL DIseases NTDs Saving sight and easing pain A mothers story D 5 DIABeTIC ReTINOPATHY Addressing a growing epidemic with technology iabetes is a devastating disease that affects people around the world. One lesser known symptom is vision loss caused by Diabetic retinopathy Dr. Within 15 years of their diagnosis, 75 of people with diabetes will lose at least some of their sight to DR. In the developing world diabetes is growing at an alarming rat

Eye Health Program Updates N NegLeCTeD TROPICAL DIseases NTDs Saving sight and easing pain A mothers story D 5 DIABeTIC ReTINOPATHY Addressing a growing epidemic with technology iabetes is a devastating disease that affects people around the world. One lesser known symptom is vision loss caused by Diabetic retinopathy Dr. Within 15 years of their diagnosis, 75 of people with diabetes will lose at least some of their sight to DR. In the developing world diabetes is growing at an alarming rat

NuTRITION OvervIeW Nearly two billion people suffer from malnutritioneither because their diet lacks essential nutrients or because they simply do not have enough to eat. Helen Keller Internationals nutrition programs give disadvantaged communities access to the vitamins and minerals they need to survive and thrive. HKIs nutrition programs include vitamin A, iron, and zinc supplementation to combat micronutrient deficiencies e Fortification of staple foods with essential vitamins and mi

NuTRITION OvervIeW Nearly two billion people suffer from malnutritioneither because their diet lacks essential nutrients or because they simply do not have enough to eat. Helen Keller Internationals nutrition programs give disadvantaged communities access to the vitamins and minerals they need to survive and thrive. HKIs nutrition programs include vitamin A, iron, and zinc supplementation to combat micronutrient deficiencies e Fortification of staple foods with essential vitamins and mi

Nutrition Program Updates C FISH ON FARMS IN CAMBODIA An innovative addition to our gardening program ambodia is among the least developed countries in the world, with infant and child mortality rates among the highest in Southeast Asia. Since 1998, HKI has helped more than 30,000 families in Cambodia grow healthy fruits and vegetables to eat and sell through our Homestead Food Production HFP program. However, weve found that in addition to healthy produce, the inclusion of animal protein gr

Nutrition Program Updates C FISH ON FARMS IN CAMBODIA An innovative addition to our gardening program ambodia is among the least developed countries in the world, with infant and child mortality rates among the highest in Southeast Asia. Since 1998, HKI has helped more than 30,000 families in Cambodia grow healthy fruits and vegetables to eat and sell through our Homestead Food Production HFP program. However, weve found that in addition to healthy produce, the inclusion of animal protein gr

HeLeN KeLLeR INTeRNATIONAL Helen Keller worldwide. International provides sight and lifesaving programs to people in 22 countries Helen Keller International global Headquarters New York City, United States Africa Regional Office Dakar, Senegal Helen Keller International europe Paris, France WOrKING WORLDWIDe asiaPacific Regional Office Phnom Penh, Cambodia HKI PROgRAM KeY eye Health NutritionVitamin A Supplementation Neglected Tropical Diseases California We provide the gift of clear vis

HeLeN KeLLeR INTeRNATIONAL Helen Keller worldwide. International provides sight and lifesaving programs to people in 22 countries Helen Keller International global Headquarters New York City, United States Africa Regional Office Dakar, Senegal Helen Keller International europe Paris, France WOrKING WORLDWIDe asiaPacific Regional Office Phnom Penh, Cambodia HKI PROgRAM KeY eye Health NutritionVitamin A Supplementation Neglected Tropical Diseases California We provide the gift of clear vis

DONORS Catholic Relief Services FHI Development 360 LLC global Alliance on Improved Nutrition Conrad N. Hilton Foundation International Development Research Centre International Potato Center International Rice Research Institute Mercy Corps Research Triangle Institute Save the Children Standard Chartered Bank World Food Programme Lavelle Fund for the Blind Mondelz International Foundation 1,000,000 Above The Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation Readers Digest Partners for Sight Foundation The Sk

DONORS Catholic Relief Services FHI Development 360 LLC global Alliance on Improved Nutrition Conrad N. Hilton Foundation International Development Research Centre International Potato Center International Rice Research Institute Mercy Corps Research Triangle Institute Save the Children Standard Chartered Bank World Food Programme Lavelle Fund for the Blind Mondelz International Foundation 1,000,000 Above The Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation Readers Digest Partners for Sight Foundation The Sk

Donors Mr. and Mrs. Hiroki Kurita Carl emil Larsson Robert N. Laughlin Mr. and Mrs. Alexander M. Laughlin Sheila L. Lennon Charles and Margaret Levin Family Foundation Inc Barbara and S. Jay Levy Liberty Bank Foundation Dr. Christine Lim and Mr. Sam SchulhoferWohl Ms. Jamie gordon and Mr. Brad Lindenbaum Nancy and Frederick Lione Lions Clubs International Foundation Mrs. Sandra Lipman Long Island Ophthalmic Service, Inc. Lucasfilm Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin J. Max Jay and Connie Mazur MJ Ziegler Trus

Donors Mr. and Mrs. Hiroki Kurita Carl emil Larsson Robert N. Laughlin Mr. and Mrs. Alexander M. Laughlin Sheila L. Lennon Charles and Margaret Levin Family Foundation Inc Barbara and S. Jay Levy Liberty Bank Foundation Dr. Christine Lim and Mr. Sam SchulhoferWohl Ms. Jamie gordon and Mr. Brad Lindenbaum Nancy and Frederick Lione Lions Clubs International Foundation Mrs. Sandra Lipman Long Island Ophthalmic Service, Inc. Lucasfilm Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin J. Max Jay and Connie Mazur MJ Ziegler Trus

Financial Statement OPerATING SuPPOrT AND reveNue Support Consolidated statement of activities and changes in net assets for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012 with summarized information for 2011. 2012 2011 Contributions corporations, foundations, and individuals Contributions medical supplies, medicines and other inkind Legacies and trusts grants u.S. government agencies grants Non u.S. government agencies Net assets released from restrictions Total Support 15,458,829 168,128,000 27

Financial Statement OPerATING SuPPOrT AND reveNue Support Consolidated statement of activities and changes in net assets for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012 with summarized information for 2011. 2012 2011 Contributions corporations, foundations, and individuals Contributions medical supplies, medicines and other inkind Legacies and trusts grants u.S. government agencies grants Non u.S. government agencies Net assets released from restrictions Total Support 15,458,829 168,128,000 27

Cofounded in 1915 by Helen Keller, one of the most inspirational humanitarians of our time, Helen Keller International is among the oldest international nonprofit organizations devoted to preventing blindness and reducing malnutrition worldwide. We work in 21 countries in Asia and Africa, and also in the united States. each year, our programs improve the lives and health of millions of women, children and families across the globe. Helen Keller once said, Sure the world is full of suffering, but

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