Nonprofit or community organization
Last modified: August 29, 2011, 2:20 PM
World Wide Hearing (www.wwhearing.org) is a global nonprofit organization founded in 2006. Its mission is to provide high quality, affordable hearing aids to underserved communities, particularly in the developing world. Its members include leading audiologists, medical experts and affiliated organizations. World Wide Hearing is also a strategic partner of the UN World Health Organization.
In 2011, WWHearing launched foundations in Canada and the USA. The Canadian operating charity, located in Montreal, Quebec, is responsible for managing WWHearing's field projects, its communications and marketing, and its fundraising efforts.