Hear the World Foundation

With a committment to supply invaluable hearing aids to the Healthy Athletes program, the Hear the World Foundation has partnered with Special Olympics to change the lives of athletes all over the world with the gift of hearing.

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History of Support

The Hear the World Foundation is committed to improve the quality of life and promote equal opportunities for people with hearing loss globally. To achieve this, the Foundation provides financial funds, hearing aids and assistive listening technology. The Foundation has a special focus on projects that support children in reaching their developmental milestones and realizing their full potential in life regardless of their hearing loss.

Hear the World does this by:

Providing information, on a global basis, on the subject of hearing and hearing loss, thus contributing to the prevention and a better handling of hearing loss.  

Supporting groups, public institutions and private persons – through technology and financial assistance – who work towards the improvement of the quality of life and environment of people, especially children, with hearing defects and the prevention of hearing defects. 

Supporting scientific studies and research projects on healthy and impaired hearing and on the handling and effects of hearing problems. General activities in the interests of the further development and well-being of people with hearing problems, in particular the integration of people with a hearing loss into the world of the hearing, the promotion of understanding in society for the importance of good hearing and to counter discrimination against the hard of hearing in society.  


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