World Wide Hearing is a non-profit that provides access to affordable hearing aids to youth in developing countries.

World Wide Hearing is a non-profit that provides access to affordable hearing aids to youth in developing countries.

Hearing Loss Facts

Hearing aids are unaffordable for most people in the developing world. We work to ensure the disadvantaged have access to the hearing care they need. Learn more

Hearing By The Numbers
  • 642 millionpeople suffer from hearing loss.
  • 80%live in low and middle income countries.
  • < 1 in 40have access to hearing aids.

Why Hearing Matters

Why Hearing Matters

Why Hearing Matters

Hearing influences nearly every aspect of our daily lives, from our ability to earn a living to the quality of our relationships. Better hearing allows people to succeed in school, find good jobs, and participate in their communities. By addressing hearing loss we can promote better health, greater educational attainment, and higher levels of economic productivity.

Learn how better hearing benefits everyone

Our Solution

Find out how we do it
1

Affordability

By using mobile technologies, we greatly reduce the cost of providing hearing aids for the poor.

2

Rapid Fitting

We're able to test for hearing loss and fit hearing aids in less than an hour.

3

Delivery

We train local people to provide hearing aids and follow-up services in their communities.