The Gift of Hearing Travels to Mozambique, Africa – Part 1

Dr. Ashley Al-lzzi and Dr. Kamal Elliot just returned from providing hearing care to around 400 people in Mozambique and Zambia, Africa. Together with 30 other audiologists and volunteers, they traveled with Entheos Audiology Cooperative. The Oticon Hearing Foundation was excited to donate 100 hearing instruments and cases of batteries for the mission. Below, Dr. Ashley Al-lzzi recounts some of the most memorable moments from the trip. First stop, Mozambique Mozambique is the 7th poorest country Read More »

Braden Baker’s Inspiring Mission to Give Back to the Hearing Loss Community

What began as an idea to give back to the hearing loss community, turned into a highly successful go fund me campaign for 10-year-old Braden Baker. Braden, who was diagnosed with sensorineural bilateral hearing loss, has been wearing hearing aids since he was 3 months old. “People would always stare at my hearing aids. I got more brave so when people looked at me I would tell them what they were.” - Braden Baker Braden’s idea to give back occurred at his family’s lakehouse. Inspired by Read More »

Community of Caring – Meet Angela Lalla

Our Community At the Oticon Hearing Foundation, it’s our goal to promote and foster a Community of Caring. Our vision is to empower volunteers from all over the world, including some of our very own staff. We’re excited to shine a light on some of the inspiring humanitarian work our colleagues are doing in our new interview series - Community of Caring. Meet Angela Lalla Angela Lalla is an audiologist at Oticon who recently completed her third trip to Ghana, Africa with Americans Serving Read More »