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Welcome to Vision-Aid

Enabling, Educating and Empowering the visually impaired to live with independence and dignity.

Through our network of Vision-Aid resource centers across India and our rich offering of online programs Vision-Aid provides a comprehensive range of devices , training and services which offers holistic vision enhancement and vision rehabilitation programs for adults and children who are blind or who have low vision. Vision-Aid innovative programs have won national and international awards and helps to bring independence and dignity to over twenty thousand visually impaired each year. Please watch this short video for a quick summary of our work

Come join hands with us – your support at any level can make a difference – whether it is providing an assistive device or supporting training and education or helping us start a new center, your support at any level is welcome and will help us create a lasting impact!

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Nargees Begum: A Story of Determination and Success
Meet Nargees Begum from Malappuram District, Kerala. Her story is one of resilience and determination. Born blind due to the intermarriage of her parents, Nargees has faced numerous challenges throughout her life. Despite these obstacles, she has never given up on her dreams.
Vision-Aid signs strategic engagements with two more Blind Schools under “Project Springboard” in 2024
In mid-2021, Vision-Aid launched “Project Springboard” to enable, educate, and empower the visually impaired studying in schools for the blind across India. Since its inception, Project Springboard has grown tremendously and now includes 29 schools for the blind, categorized into three tiers based on the scope and scale of support: 
Highlights from Visoin-Aid Programs Across India in the Past Quarter
As we approach our 20th year annual event celebrations on July 21st,  we also celebrate the accomplishments of our programs and teams across India in the past quarter. 
Vision-Aid celebrates two decades of Enabling, Educating and Empowering Over 100,000 Visually Impaired 
Vision-Aid is set to stage its signature annual event in Littleton, MA on Sunday July 21st in the form of a spectacular Broadway style show titled “The Dancers Pledge”, which is set to rock New England. As in previous years, these unique shows have become a widely anticipated community event of New England summers for the past two decades.  
Vision-Aid Announces its New Leadership Team for 2024-25
LEXINGTON, MA – Vision-Aid, a non-profit organization serving the visually impaired, announced several notable additions to its leadership team for 2024-25.  This year’s 100% volunteer Vision-Aid Leadership team includes its 15-member Board of Directors (BOD), 15-member Board of Advisors (BOA), and 6-member Council of Ambassadors (COA).
Vision-Aid’s DATTC: Transforming Accessibility and Employment for the Visually Impaired
On June 30th, Vision-Aid's Digital Accessibility Testing and Training Center (DATTC)  achieved a significant milestone in its journey by securing over Rs. 1 crore in contracts for digital accessibility testing projects from Global and Indian Clients.
Sarvasiddi Neelakantam: A Journey of Determination and Success
Sarvasiddi Neelakantam’s life is a story of strength and achievement. Born in Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh, he faced many challenges because he was born with only 40 percent vision due to a congenital condition. Despite these hurdles, Neelakantam has shown remarkable determination and has inspired many with his journey. 
Meet Naresh: A Journey of Triumph from Cuddapah, Andhra Pradesh
Naresh, from Cuddapah, Andhra Pradesh, has a story that inspires many born with complete visual impairment. He has overcome challenges and found success with determination and the right support. His journey from an inclusive school to becoming an Assistive Technology Trainer and Research Assistant at the National Center for Assistive, Health, Technologies (NCAHT) IIT Delhi, is nothing short of remarkable. 
Ritu Jain: A Journey of Resilience and Success 
Ritu Jain, born and raised in Delhi, led a normal childhood with full sight. She completed her schooling through the CBSE Board in Delhi in 2003 and graduated with a Bachelor’s in Ayurvedic and Medical Science from Maharishi Dayanand University in 2009. 
Shubhra’s Journey: From Vision Loss to Career Success 
Meet Shubhra, a determined and ambitious individual from Jaipur, Rajasthan. Born with normal vision, Shubhra completed her schooling in 2009 at India International School, Jaipur, where she pursued a commerce stream. However, during her first year of graduation, she began facing issues with night vision, such as difficulty in driving, walking, and reading small fonts. These problems gradually extended to the daytime as well. 
Achievements of VTRC Nasik with Vision Aid Support 
The Vocational Training Rehabilitation Center (VTRC) in Nasik, part of the National Federation of the Blind, Maharashtra (NFBM), has been providing invaluable training to visually-challenged individuals since its establishment in 2000. This residential center houses 30 students and offers comprehensive training in computer basics and advanced IT skills, certified by the Yashwantrao Chavan Open University, Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation (MKCL), and the Pune Technical Board. 

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Vision-Aid Course Catalog

Vision-Aid Model

Meet the graduates from our Digital Accessibility Testing and Training Program

Meet our Spoken English Program

Vision-Aid Co-Founder gets "Woman of the Year" award