There is a gap between
families and the audiology care they need.
1 in 20 people
has disabling hearing loss with no access to care.
When you can’t hear, you live in a silent world of isolation and your hearing isn’t the only thing affected.
World wide, 360 million people have disabling hearing loss.
SIL International estimates that the hearing-impaired population in Nicaragua is greater than 600,000.
Hearing aids are expensive, costing $1,000 to $3,000 per ear.
Hearing loss is an invisible condition. We cannot see hearing loss, only its effects.