Stories

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

Blindness

Mohinder's story

Mohinder hails from Ooty and suffers from blindness

'Top of the class'

Mahesh's story

Mahesh hails from Bhiyasar, a remote desert village in the Jodhpur district of Rajasthan

'I am independent and can take care of myself'

Hari's story

Hari was totally dependent on his mother and brother for everything, but after being taught daily living skills he was able to open a shop.

'Brihaspati overcomes low vision'

Brihaspati's story

Brihaspati's problem with vision became evident in class two when he started struggling with reading and writing, and his performance dropped.

Best decision he ever made!

Beru's story

When Beru heard about the availability of cataract surgery in his area his friends tried to dissuade him despite the fact that he was almost blind.

'I can see again!'

Anisha's story

Anisha’s family realised she had a sight problem when she was a baby, but ten years later she was identified and diagnosed with bilateral cataract.

'Now I am very happy with my life.'

Anam's story

It was very difficult living with blindness but Anam didn’t lose hope and continued with his studies at the blind school until he graduated in 1991.

Neeta’s Story

Neeta's Story

19 year old Neeta is irreversibly blind and was totally dependent on her family members until enrolling in a Sightsavers rehabilitation project.

Low vision

Devilal's story

An inclusive education project helped Devilal to learn mobility skills and sensory techniques so he can participate fully in school life.

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