Veeresh, a 25 year old originally from Davanagere, Karnataka, shifted to Bangalore in 2012, with a strong will and a brave heart, willing to pursue his studies and to make something good out of his life. He completed his bachelors from First Grade College, Vijayanagar in journalism, sociology and optional Kannada in 2019. Blind since birth, Veeresh never had it easy but despite his struggles, he continues to hustle and get himself as further in his life as he can. Mitra Jyothi has proved to play a pivotal role in helping him through his difficult journey. He has been a member at the Mitra Jyothi library for 5 years now. He gets all his study material from the library in the form of audio CDs. He also gets books to study for various competitive exams such as SDA, RRB etc. from the library. Veeresh is also a braille reader and reads magazines converted to braille at the Mitra Jyothi Braille Press. He is also taking mobility classes at Mitra Jyothi. These classes have facilitated him to be independent by learning how to use a cane and walk with one. The passionate learner that Veeresh is, he has found a true companion in Mitra Jyothi. Currently, he is taking English classes and computer classes from Mitra Jyothi. These classes, he believes, will help him get a good government job. Veeresh sees himself become a playback singer in the future and hopes to get a government job soon. Very fond of Mitra Jyothi and grateful for all the resources that the place has provided him with, Veeresh hopes for a bright and happy future for himself.
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