Inclusive education

Sightsavers case stories

Hira's Story

Hira had to face many challenges in her childhood but found freedom from illiteracy through a Sightsavers Inclusive Education Project.

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.

Ameen, May 2017
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.

Ketan Kothari, January 2017
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...

December 2014
'Every child is different'

Gagan Deep's story

Gagan Deep Singh is a special needs teacher in Rajasthan who received training at the National Institute for the Visually Handicapped.

Blindness

Ramratan's story

Ten year-old Ramratan Mandi from West Bengal would have drifted into oblivion had it not been for the Sightsavers’ education project.

A self-confident Safiya

Safiya's story

Safiya is 44 years old, has always suffered from blindness, and has been totally dependant on her mother to do even the simplest of tasks.

eye health

Shrushti's Story

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

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