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Annual Report 2013 Empowering People, Uplifting Communities

mission vision Leadership Letter dear friends, While the way in which we serve others has changed over the years, we remain committed to the words of our founder, Helen Keller The welfare of each is bound up in the welfare of all. Helen believed that none of us can reach our full potential when our communityour family, our city, or even the current global community of more than seven billion peopleis at risk. This conviction is the core value behind all of Helen Keller internationals programs

mission vision Leadership Letter dear friends, While the way in which we serve others has changed over the years, we remain committed to the words of our founder, Helen Keller The welfare of each is bound up in the welfare of all. Helen believed that none of us can reach our full potential when our communityour family, our city, or even the current global community of more than seven billion peopleis at risk. This conviction is the core value behind all of Helen Keller internationals programs

EYE HEALTH Although 80 of blindness is preventable, more than 39 million people worldwide live in darkness. Helen Keller Internationals eye health programs focus on the major causes of preventable blindness and impaired vision by c LiFTing PEoPLE oUT oF dARKnEss Through Cataract Surgery daw Tin Than is a 69yearold grandmother who was completely blind from cataracts in both eyes. Her home country of myanmar has one of the highest blindness prevalence rates in the world, and cataract is the cause

EYE HEALTH Although 80 of blindness is preventable, more than 39 million people worldwide live in darkness. Helen Keller Internationals eye health programs focus on the major causes of preventable blindness and impaired vision by c LiFTing PEoPLE oUT oF dARKnEss Through Cataract Surgery daw Tin Than is a 69yearold grandmother who was completely blind from cataracts in both eyes. Her home country of myanmar has one of the highest blindness prevalence rates in the world, and cataract is the cause

EYE HEALTH Program Updates I had a few students who struggled taking notes due to poor eyesight. Once they were given glasses, their note taking improved and so did their grades. CHiLdsigHT Giving Students in Newark the Gift of Clear Vision newark, the largest city in new Jersey, is also one of the poorest. The citys students face a variety of obstacles that limit their opportunities to succeed, and many of their families struggle to afford basic necessities, like a visit to the eye doctor. o

EYE HEALTH Program Updates I had a few students who struggled taking notes due to poor eyesight. Once they were given glasses, their note taking improved and so did their grades. CHiLdsigHT Giving Students in Newark the Gift of Clear Vision newark, the largest city in new Jersey, is also one of the poorest. The citys students face a variety of obstacles that limit their opportunities to succeed, and many of their families struggle to afford basic necessities, like a visit to the eye doctor. o

nUTRiTion PLAnTing gARdEns, Reviving Communities For more than 25 years, Helen Keller internationals trailblazing Homestead Food Production program has equipped women with the tools and knowledge to cultivate gardens, empowering them to feed and nourish their families and generate additional income. What started as a cluster of small plots in rural Bangladesh has evolved into a program that spans 12 countries across Asia and Africa, helping more than one million families grow thriving gardens f

nUTRiTion PLAnTing gARdEns, Reviving Communities For more than 25 years, Helen Keller internationals trailblazing Homestead Food Production program has equipped women with the tools and knowledge to cultivate gardens, empowering them to feed and nourish their families and generate additional income. What started as a cluster of small plots in rural Bangladesh has evolved into a program that spans 12 countries across Asia and Africa, helping more than one million families grow thriving gardens f

nUTRiTion FRom sWEET PoTAToEs To CELL PHonEs A MultiProgram Approach to Providing Children with Vitamin A A HigH imPACT sTRATEgY Each year, as many as 500,000 children go blind due to a lack of vitamin A. not only is vitamin A crucial to preventing childhood blindness, but children also need it to develop healthy immune systems to fight off common childhood illnesses, like measles and diarrhea. Two tiny, highdose vitamin A capsules each year can save a childs sight and life at an annual cost of

nUTRiTion FRom sWEET PoTAToEs To CELL PHonEs A MultiProgram Approach to Providing Children with Vitamin A A HigH imPACT sTRATEgY Each year, as many as 500,000 children go blind due to a lack of vitamin A. not only is vitamin A crucial to preventing childhood blindness, but children also need it to develop healthy immune systems to fight off common childhood illnesses, like measles and diarrhea. Two tiny, highdose vitamin A capsules each year can save a childs sight and life at an annual cost of

HELEn KELLER inTERnATionAL HELEN KELLER INTERNATIONAL LOGOS HKI BLUE HKI GOLD Pantone 287 CP C100 M75 Y2 K18 R0 G70 B139 HTML 00468B Pantone 287 UP C92 M62 Y0 K0 Pantone 132 CP C9 M38 Y100 K32 R167 G120 B21 HTML A67714 Pantone 1245 UP C6 M26 Y97 K15 The Black and White logos should only be used when you can not print color. General, AsiaPaciic, Africa Working Worldwide HELEN KELLER INTERNATIONAL LOGOS HKI BLUE HKI GOLD United States The Black and White logos should only be used when y

HELEn KELLER inTERnATionAL HELEN KELLER INTERNATIONAL LOGOS HKI BLUE HKI GOLD Pantone 287 CP C100 M75 Y2 K18 R0 G70 B139 HTML 00468B Pantone 287 UP C92 M62 Y0 K0 Pantone 132 CP C9 M38 Y100 K32 R167 G120 B21 HTML A67714 Pantone 1245 UP C6 M26 Y97 K15 The Black and White logos should only be used when you can not print color. General, AsiaPaciic, Africa Working Worldwide HELEN KELLER INTERNATIONAL LOGOS HKI BLUE HKI GOLD United States The Black and White logos should only be used when y

donoRs The End Fund, inc. FHi 360 Bill melinda gates Foundation Conrad n. Hilton Foundation international Potato Center Jsi Research Training, inc. Lavelle Fund for the Blind, inc. Mondelz International Foundation Research Triangle institute save the Children 1,000,000 Above 21st Century iLgWU Heritage Fund The Robert B. Emilie W. Betts Foundation Catholic Relief services The Community Foundation for greater new Haven desmond g. Fitzgerald, Hope for Poor Children Foundation Fossil, inc. g

donoRs The End Fund, inc. FHi 360 Bill melinda gates Foundation Conrad n. Hilton Foundation international Potato Center Jsi Research Training, inc. Lavelle Fund for the Blind, inc. Mondelz International Foundation Research Triangle institute save the Children 1,000,000 Above 21st Century iLgWU Heritage Fund The Robert B. Emilie W. Betts Foundation Catholic Relief services The Community Foundation for greater new Haven desmond g. Fitzgerald, Hope for Poor Children Foundation Fossil, inc. g

donoRs Leadership donna E. marshall Reynaldo martorell Jay and Connie mazur William Chichester mcClean iii dale A. mcdonald Amy K. minella Beckie and nelson miranda Richard mizrack Elizabeth P. munson Alvin Louise myerberg Foundation Peter neumer W. Caffey norman iii Peggy oneill mr. and mrs. michael J. Panatier Cody Parker The Albert Parvin Foundation dr. and mrs. david Paton Ronald n. Paul Lois R. Peerce and Chris Wiseman Hilda R. Perez david Persky Provident Bank Foundation Yvonne s. Quinn

donoRs Leadership donna E. marshall Reynaldo martorell Jay and Connie mazur William Chichester mcClean iii dale A. mcdonald Amy K. minella Beckie and nelson miranda Richard mizrack Elizabeth P. munson Alvin Louise myerberg Foundation Peter neumer W. Caffey norman iii Peggy oneill mr. and mrs. michael J. Panatier Cody Parker The Albert Parvin Foundation dr. and mrs. david Paton Ronald n. Paul Lois R. Peerce and Chris Wiseman Hilda R. Perez david Persky Provident Bank Foundation Yvonne s. Quinn

Financial Statement OPeraTInGSUPPOrTandreVenUe Support Contributions corporation, foundations, and individuals Contributions medical supplies, medicines and other inkind Legacies and trusts TOTalsupport grants U.s. government agencies grants non U.s. government agencies net assets released from restrictions 20,529,504 77,876,062 2013 254,611 15,458,829 168,128,000 2012 22,478,410 13,684,654 136,561 24,907 161,468 220,184,918 273,557 23,424,294 14,727,842 136,812,313 313,877 25,286 339,1

Financial Statement OPeraTInGSUPPOrTandreVenUe Support Contributions corporation, foundations, and individuals Contributions medical supplies, medicines and other inkind Legacies and trusts TOTalsupport grants U.s. government agencies grants non U.s. government agencies net assets released from restrictions 20,529,504 77,876,062 2013 254,611 15,458,829 168,128,000 2012 22,478,410 13,684,654 136,561 24,907 161,468 220,184,918 273,557 23,424,294 14,727,842 136,812,313 313,877 25,286 339,1

Helen Keller International 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, as well as in the United states. Each year, our programs improve the lives and and families across the globe. health of millions of women, children, When we do the best we can, we n

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