Education
 India
Project #19833

Empowerment of the Visually Challenged - Mysore

by Divya Jyothi Charitable Trust
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Summary

Our moto is to make the visually Impaired become more independent in this competitive world.We provide dedicated support to the visually impaired and disabled by providing them the education in field of computer, independent living skills,provide braille books,free regular transport in and around Mysore throughout the academic year,help them in getting employment.This help as deterrent to deserving students to continue their education.so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential.
$60,000.00
total goal
$54,583.00
remaining
55
donors
0
monthly donors
2
years

Challenge

Availability of books in Braille script is a very critical need for visually impaired students to continue their education,. Many visually impaired students discontinue their studies just for the want of Braille books.Blind students living in different parts of the city find it difficult to move around in public transport, as the bus stops are usually quite far from their residence or college / school.Unhealthy atmosphere is so pervasive for visually impaired students.

Solution

Computer Training help the visually challenged students to pursue and improve their level of education and enhance their employment opportunities,Training provides in-home vision rehabilitation training for blind people of all ages including training in independent daily living skills, mobility and mainstreaming into local senior centers.This will help them to gain future employment and those who simply want to enhance their knowledge and enjoyment by way of reading books.

Long-Term Impact

Easy availability of books will enable students to complete their college education and get employment. Computer education for blinds enables to download information from the Internet for reading, browse the newspapers, do online research and continuously upgrade their skills.Free pickup and drop service helps many Differently Abled people who have discontinued their studies can pursue the same,They will be relived of the tension and stress and save lot of time to concentrate on their studies.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​www.divyajyothitrust.org
Official website

Organization Information

Divya Jyothi Charitable Trust

Location: Mysore, Karnataka - India
Website: http:/​/​www.divyajyothitrust.org
Project Leader:
Shivaprakash Prakash
Mysore, Karnataka India
$5,417 raised of $60,000 goal
 
56 donations
$54,583 to go
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