From November 1, 2019 until January 10, 2020, the Hear the World Foundation is accepting applications for funding from aid organizations benefiting people in need with hearing loss.
Staefa/Switzerland, October 30 2019 - Since its establishment in 2006, the Foundation has been supporting numerous aid projects around the world. Funding is focused on projects for children develop to their fullest potential, programs to support their parents, hearing loss prevention campaigns and training of local staff.
The Hear the World Foundation provides financial support, hearing care solutions (e.g., hearing aids, cochlear implants, wireless microphone systems, spare parts, batteries) and on-site expertise to train local staff.
In order for the donated funds to be used as effectively as possible and ensure long-term benefits and sustainability, the Foundation favors two project types:
- Long-term partnerships with the goal of setting up comprehensive programs to provide quality audiological care in countries with gaps in this area.
- Innovative projects that create added value in the domain of hearing health by means of an new approach or a new technology, such as the development of an app for non-audiologists to conduct hearing screenings in the field.
Further information about the application process as well as a link to the application form: www.hear-the-world.com/en/
About the Hear the World Foundation
Founded in 2006 by Sonova Group, a leading global provider of hearing solutions, the Hear the World Foundation supports aid projects benefiting people in need with hearing loss worldwide. The foundation focuses particularly on projects for children with hearing loss, enabling them to develop to their fullest potential. The non-profit Swiss foundation provides funding, hearing aid technology and on-site expertise with a view to training up local staff. More than 100 high-profile personalities, such as Bryan Adams, Bruce Springsteen, Cindy Crawford, Annie Lennox, and Sting, have supported Hear the World as ambassadors for conscious hearing.