Braden Baker ‘Hears the Call’ in Guatemala and Brings His Hearing Loss Campaign Full Circle

Braden Baker, an 11-year-old boy from Fort Worth, Texas, set out on a mission to help the hearing loss community a little over 6 months ago. Wearing hearing aids himself since he was 3 months old, he hoped that through a GoFundMe campaign, he could raise funds to donate to the Oticon Hearing Foundation to help those with hearing loss receive hearing aids. What began as a simple campaign, has turned into a hearing loss movement. Braden who set out to donate $1,000 with his campaign has raised $70,000 Read More »

The Gift of Hearing Travels to Zambia, Africa – Part 2

After seeing around 400 people in Mozambique, 30 audiologists and volunteers traveling with Entheos Audiology Cooperative made their way to a remote village in Zambia called Chibombo. The Oticon Hearing Foundation was excited to donate 100 hearing instruments and cases of batteries for the mission. The team worked in collaboration with Princess Kasune Zulu who started a foundation called Fountain of Life, which works with children and orphans, especially those affected by HIV/AIDS in rural Read More »

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 »