A teacher from one of our partner organization has shared the following story with us. A few years ago, when we were conducting surveys to identify deafblind children for home-based services supported by Sense International India and National Association for the Blind, Maharashtra, one of our teachers received a message about a special needs child in Ravivar Karanja, Nasik. Our team went to this specific child we were told about and met the father of the child, and introduced him about our w...
Women’s day every year comes with an onslaught of stories of women and their extraordinary achievements narrated all over the media. But I want to tell you an ordinary story of an ordinary woman with extraordinary courage and determination. Ms.Sarkar is the mother of Imon Sarkar, a child with multi sensory impairment. He was a source of great joy to his family when he was born and soon turned a thorn stuck in their flesh when they realized that he is “damaged goods”. But a mo...
“What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.” - Albert Pike The proverb “Charity begins at home” will never lose its relevance. This post is an interview with a family who opened their hearts to support deafblind people and two years down the line still hold our hands. Ton Visser and his family are residents of the Netherlands. In a chance meeting with our Director, Akhil Paul at the DBI World Conference in Lisbon...
The year 1950, 26th of January, when the Contitution of India came into force, India and its peoplde were dreaming of a Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic Country. The country which had lain under slavery for years had dreams of being the free golden bird again. On this Republic day of 2015, as a salute to "Dreams" we want to share this video with you. A story of dreams of people with deafblindness. Click on the link below to watch the story. I&nbs...