In 2019-2020, L'OCCITANE Indonesia and the Foundation supported Helen Keller International in her project to fight childhood blindness in the South Sulawesi region of Indonesia. The objective was to work with all actors in the health system to improve it and to offer adapted treatments to children suffering from visual impairment.
As a first step, nurses were trained in 276 schools to screen and diagnose children using kits created for this purpose. The nurses were also responsible for raising awareness among teachers about the various eye pathologies and encouraging the use of glasses among children. Finally, regulations were put in place so that related medical expenses can be covered by health insurance.