Inclusive education

Simpi’s story

Visually impaired since birth, Simpi could never imagine that she could go to school until a Sightsavers Inclusive Education Programme identified her.

Andhreyes’ story

Andhreyes’ journey to education was not an easy one, but with teachers trained in providing inclusive education she has been able to pursue her dreams.

The blackboard speaks

The blackboard speaks

There are 220 Million Students in 1.2 Million Schools of India, and 2/3rds of all school-going children are enrolled in government schools.

Indebted to Louis Braille

Why I am Indebted to Louis Braille for Enabling Me to Read

Louis Braille not only invented a script for the blind but created a global awakening about the potentialities of the blind and the disabled community.

Blind Self Defence

Self-defence Training for Visually Impaired Girls in Bhopal!

A 10 day self - defence training programme ‘Sashakta Netra’ for visually impaired girls...

eye health

Shrushti's Story

Nine-year-old student Shrushti Anantkumar found herself struggling to read the blackboard. An eye check confirmed disastrous news.

'Picking up fast!'

Sudharani's story

Sudharani is 14 years old, and lives in Gulbarga, Karnataka, with her parents, and six-year-old brother, Nagesh

'I can walk freely now'

Yogita's story

In the early years of her life, Yogita’s family was obsessed with worry that she might hurt herself since she was suffering from blindness

'Vandana excels at school!'

Vandana's story

Vandana lost her eye sight to measles at the age of three

Conquering disability

Mohith's story

Thanks to technology, people who are blind can today function as effectively as their sighted colleagues in diverse professions such as management, law, accountancy, teaching, paramedical professions, and a range of vocations

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