Jun 20, 2016

We take participate in the international exhibition

Dear friends!

Thank you all for your support!

We appreciate your donations that you provide to our project and help the blind children learn new things, learn how to read and study, enjoy the book s and share great tales with their peers.

More than 5 new Ukrainian-language books for children were adapted for Braille readers.Children who are visually impaired are now enjoying Braille books, improve their reading skills, share the stories and discuss the tales with their sighted peers.

The most remarkable event during the reporting period was the participation of our Braille Studio in the 6th International Exhibition of books - "Book Arsenal" in Kiev. Famous sculptor Julia Segal has designed the well-knownsculpture of Louis Braille specifically for our exposition on "Book Arsenal". Children enthusiastically touched his sculpture. They got acquainted with the person who invented Braille font.

For the first time Ukrainian books for the blind children designed for All (Braille with relief drawings) were presented along with the books of well-known publishers. At the exhibition the little blind readers learned about such book as "Cap and Keith," "Pumpkin year", "Nesluhi veredul". They got acquainted with contemporary Ukrainian writer Katerina Babkina and Larissa Nitsoy, the children asked question with enthusiasm and joy.At the exhibition "Book Arsenal" we presented the well-known tale of blind writer and traveler Vasiliy Yeroshenko "Close cell" and "Eagle's soul." His books were written in Japanese and translated into Ukrainian by Julia Patlan/

On May 17, 2016, we have become partners of the Kharkiv Literature Museum duringthe festival "Eye to eye", the aim was to overcome negative stereotypes when dealing with sighted and blind people. Our organization was responsible for the children's program of the festival.

Children got acquainted with new books published in Braille, draw, play board games with their sighted peers. Parents learned to make tactile books, got acquainted with the experts, tried to read and learn patterns with their eyes closed.

We are excited about our progress and echievements. We shaere them with joy! And we are especially happy that the visually impaired children are now able to enjoy the books, wonderful tales, their lives became more joyful and happy!

Dear supporters, thank you for your support again and please follow progress, support our projects again and share our stories!

Best regards,

Valentina Butenko

Mar 22, 2016

Our books become known

We share experiences
We share experiences

Dear  friends,

Thank you very much for the fact that you support us!

Because of your help, blind children in Ukraine receive more and more new books modern children's writers.

We found new friends Ukrainian writer Larisa Nitsoy and Katerina Babkina.

 

We are pleased to transmit to you reviews of books parents and children.
1. During the reporting period, our experts adapted and published 4 new books in Braille edition of 50 pieces, which were given free to libraries for blind children in Kharkov, Kiev, Nikolaev, Zaporozhye, Vinnitsa, Rivne, Lutsk, Dnepropetrovsk.
I especially want to note issued by us tales written by blind writer Vasily Eroshenko translated from Japanese Julia Patlan, Ukrainian researcher of the writer.
2. On the Christmas holidays  100  blind children received  sets of  books "Winter Tales" in Ukrainian and English languages. Students of  the Kharkov Academy of Design developed for the holiday, and we made 500 pieces of Christmas cards for blind children

.3. In January we organized a meeting with the Polish specialists Alina Talukder.
We met in a comfortable and welcoming Pavlo Tychyna Flat & Museum Museum-apartment of Paul Ticino (Kyiv).
The theme of our meeting was - practical techniques of blind children with relief drawings.

 4. In February, we have adapted the first Ukrainian Braille menu for children Café «Call me coffee» in Kiev.


5. Now is the Resource Center "World at Your Fingertips" is preparing books for the campaign "bookshelves for  all ".

 These bookshelves appear in children's libraries and some bookstores Kharkov and Kiev.
5. Our Resource Center has been invited to exhibit books for blind children at the exhibition of books "Books  Arsenal" in Kiev.

We will be able to present at the exhibition all the children's books, which we have published  for  blind children.

Maria first reads the menu in the cafe itself.
Maria first reads the menu in the cafe itself.
Gifts from Santa
Gifts from Santa

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Dec 23, 2015

Gifts from Santa Claus for blind children

Dear friends!
Thank you very much for your support!
  We get feedback on how important it is for children to have such books. Thanks to your contributions little blind children in Ukraine will be able to read stories about the wonderful winter Christmas and New Year in Braille and see by fingers to the relief pattern looks like a snowman, elegant herringbone, snowflakes.
We have for our kids as a gift prepared for the winter holidays are three wonderful books and sent to different cities of Ukraine.

 

 

Hello dear employees of the service center "The World at Your Fingertips!"

What kind of mood we were going from school, and we were going not home,

but to the department of the "New Mail",

as it's the message that we received from you package.

So this book, our favorite books in Braille.

We were escorted classmates half of the road to the post office.

They are looking forward to tomorrow to Niki told what books she received.

At the post Veronica received the parcel itself, and it is interesting that all the way home, too, she was carrying it.

The road seemed so long and all because so was eager to quickly get acquainted with books.

A lot of Impressions. The child refused even to eat. She is sitting reading a book.

Thank you very much for your kindness and concern.

Mother Veronica (Kiev, Ukraine)

 
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