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
Mohinder hails from Ooty and suffers from blindness
Mahesh hails from Bhiyasar, a remote desert village in the Jodhpur district of Rajasthan
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's problem with vision became evident in class two when he started struggling with reading and writing, and his performance dropped.
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.
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.
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.
19 year old Neeta is irreversibly blind and was totally dependent on her family members until enrolling in a Sightsavers rehabilitation project.
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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