Helen Keller International (HKI)

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URL: https://helenkellerintl.org/
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1915 Paris France


Founded by Helen Keller, George Kessler, and Cora Parsons Kessler.

American branch of the then Fund incorporated 1919, in the State of New York (USA). 'American Foundation for the Blind', set up 1921, in the State of Delaware (USA), affiliated with ABP in 1945.


Address the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged; provide primary eye care; prevent eye diseases and blindness; restore the sight of cataract victims; develop long-term, sustainable solutions to malnutrition; combat neglected tropical diseases; using technical assistance approach, help people to help themselves.


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Board of Trustees; Helen Keller International Europe (HKIE) Board; Executive Committee; Technical Advisory Committee; Senior Management Team.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being



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