In July, the Vision-Aid team in Vizag met Secretary & Correspondent Ms. Shireesha Latha and Principal Ms. Subbalakshmi of the Nethra Vidyalaya, school for the visually impaired, in Rishikonda. They developed a plan to schedule regular training programs.
Later that month Vision-Aid team members installed the Vision-Aid online teaching stations at Netravidyalaya – Rishikonda on 01/08/2017.
Summer of 2017 will go down in Vision-Aid history as the time when great partnerships were created.
Vision-Aid has formed a partnership with the Indian vision research giant Sankara Nethralaya.
This is a high impact partnership with big reach, which will benefit many, in the poorest segment of patients.
Vision-Aid's partnership with Nethra Vidyalaya/ Jeyer Educational Trust (JET) blind schools is already proving a giant leap in the right direction.
Vision-Aid is currently running a workshop with Nethra Vidyalaya in Hyderabad.
Two members of Vision-Aid staff from Vizag, are at Nethra Vidyalaya. The workshop is being conducted by Vision-Aid members in collaboration with staff from Nethra Vidyalaya.
While many in the Vision-Aid team are focused on the upcoming annual event, some of our team members, are off forging new alliances to increase our outreach.
Vision-Aid is pleased to announce the partnerhip with Boston based NGO Our Space, Our place , to support a coding camp for the visually impaired in July 2016, in Cambridge, MA.
Our Space Our Place (OSOP) is a non-profit organization, offering a respectful, accessible and fun environment for elementary and high school students who are legally blind to participate in team sports, the arts, community service and mentoring. They offer programs for students who live in Boston and its surrounding communities.
Vision-Aid is collaborating with 'Our Space, Our Place' for a Coding Camp to be held in the Microsoft NERD center in Cambridge, MA, during the week of July 10-14, 2017.