Project #17104

Educate a visually challenged child for one year

by Indian Association for the Blind


Indian Association for the Blind (IAB) is a non-profit organisation started in 1985 by visually challenged activist, Late.Mr.S.M.A.Jinnah.We provide education,food and accommodation facilities to the visually challenged from rural areas. Every year, around 130 children will be benefited.Four lakh blind children out of the fourteen lakh are from India, out of which only 5 percentage of them receive the right to education.IAB aims to make visually challenged lead lives of dignity and self-reliance
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The visually challenged children in rural areas are being deprived of education, food and proper living conditions because of their economic status and lack of affordability by their families. Their parents are unable to fund for their needs due to poverty. Also, the standards of education, living and food in their villages is very poor. The surroundings and the environment in which they live, is not suitable for them to lead a good life.


This project will help solve the problems of lack of access to education, proper living conditions and healthy food. The donation that they receive through this, will help in funding these expenses for a month. By sponsoring to this cause, a child's dreams will be taken care of. This will help in providing a conducive environment for learning, living and for leading a healthy by eating a balanced diet.

Long-Term Impact

The main issue here is that of not having access to proper education, living and meals.This is mainly due to the poverty faced by these visually challenged children from rural areas.By sponsoring a visually challenged child for a month, you save him from the trouble and tension of not having enough money.They will be able to fulfill their dreams and become educated, intelligent, competent and self-reliant individuals who will lead dignified lives. Donating to each of these will help 1 child.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


Different Vision- The Journey of IAB
IAB Facebook page
Video on the Journey of IAB
IAB Website

Organization Information

Indian Association for the Blind

Location: Madurai, Tamil Nadu - India
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Roshan Fathima
Madurai, Tamil Nadu India
$9,787 raised of $20,000 goal
138 donations
$10,213 to go
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