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Our Work

Helping the Blind

Our Objectives

  • Educate every blind trainee deacon in Mekelle on how to read and write Braille
  • Provide school supplies to literate blind trainee deacons to attend regular school
  • Train the blind with some skill that will enable them to support themselves
  • Publish educational material in Braille in the local language
  • Establish similar programs in other towns of Tigrai
  • Helped the Boarding School for the Blind that has 85 blind children with:

  • Starting a vegetable garden to supplement their nutritional intake
  • Fixed toilets and showers
  • Procure Braille paper
  • Find support for the purchase of milk cow
  • Facilitate a drilling of water well
  • HIV awareness lessons
  • For Blind Children in the community:

  • Provided blankets
  • Provided Braille literacy lessons to enable them join the public school
  • Helped them get slates, styluses and Braille papers
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