According to the World Health Organization, more than 275 million people worldwide are deaf or hearing impaired.
Lions service activities for people who are deaf or have a hearing impairment may include:
For information on hearing impairment, visit the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, Alexander Graham Bell Association or contact our Health and Children's Services Department.
For information about planning service activity projects related to hearing impairment – including information for chairpersons – please visit the Hearing section of our Member Center.
LCIF has awarded more than US$729 million in grants to fund more than 10,000 projects since it was founded in 1968. These humanitarian efforts are a direct result of generous support from Lions around the world.