Reaching the most vulnerable populations in 20 countries
Combating the causes and consequences of vision loss for people without access to quality eyeácare.
Improving household food supplies and fighting malnutrition, the single biggest threat to child survival.
Eliminating painful and debilitating diseases that most commonly affect communities living in poverty.
A Legacy of Courage
Helen Keller believed in a world without barriers to human potential and, determined to achieve this vision, co-founded our organization in 1915. Today, our global community of staff, partners and supporters work side-by-side to keep Helen’s remarkable legacy alive by delivering life-changing health solutions to families who have limited access to care. In Africa, Asia, and the U.S., our practical, science-based programs empower people to create opportunity and build lasting change for themselves.
“Helen Keller Intl gets more bang for the buck than almost any group I can think of.”
— NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, The New York Times
Helen Keller Intl has been awarded the highest four-star rating from Charity Navigator, the premier charity evaluator, for seven years in a row — ranking us among the top U.S. charities for financial health, accountability and transparency.
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More than 82 cents of every dollar we spend goes directly to programs that save the sight and lives of vulnerable children and their families.