Helen Keller International

Founded in 1915 by Helen Keller and George Kessler, Helen Keller International (HKI) is among the oldest international NGOs (non-governmental organizations) devoted to preventing blindness and reducing malnutrition in the world. They currently work in 22 countries: 13 in Africa, 8 in Asia-Pacific, and the United States. Mission: HKI's mission is to save the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. They combat the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition.

Key Areas Of Intervention & Support For Vision 2020 Activities
Sub Regions Involved In And Countries Supported
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Sub-RegionsCountriesType Of Involvement/SupportFUNDING 2010 (US$)FUNDING 2011 (US$)
West Africa Burkina Faso Approved Zithromax Treatment 4,215,078 5,071,203
  Guinea Bissau Approved Zithromax Treatment 134,640 599,644
  Mali Approved Zithromax Treatment 3,764,289 3,905,005
  Mauritania Approved Zithromax Treatment 23,336 7,669
  Niger Approved Zithromax Treatment 4,749,941 7,954,651
  Nigeria Approved Zithromax Treatment 1,247,332 3,174,250
  Senegal Approved Zithromax Treatment 841,021 898,624
         
Central Africa Cameroon Approved Zithromax Treatment N/A 974,717
         
East Africa Burundi Approved Zithromax Treatment N/A 735313
  Eritrea Approved Zithromax Treatment 694,543 713,990
  Ethiopia Approved Zithromax Treatment 22,261,459 18,877,353
  Kenya Approved Zithromax Treatment 414,591 889,575
  Sudan Approved Zithromax Treatment 0 450,964
  Sudan GOSS Approved Zithromax Treatment 964,400 1,450,962
  Tanzania Approved Zithromax Treatment 4,562,284 3,998,961
  Uganda Approved Zithromax Treatment 6,509,199 8,280,081
         
Southern Africa Malawi Approved Zithromax Treatment 879,669 931,346
  Zambia Approved Zithromax Treatment N/A 783,542
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Contact Details
Africa Office
Helen Keller International
352 Park Avenue South, Suite 1200
New York
NY 10010

Nick Kourgialis: Vice President, Eye Health
nkourgialis@hki.org
Helen Keller International
http://www.hki.org/