Create Braille Books for 1000 Blind Children
There more than 100.000 visually impaired children in Ukraine according to Ministry of Public Health and Department of Social Policy. Among them there are 1000 totally blind children. These children get acquainted with the world with the help of their hands. One of the main source to obtain information is a Braille and tactile book. In Ukraine such books are not produced. This project will affect the childhood of 1000 blind children through providing a various set of books with tactile pictures.
The project designs, prints and spreads around the visually impaired children informative Braille books with accessible for reading tactile illustrations, so the blind children could read popular fairy-tales and imagine the heroes in the same way as their peers, learn Ukrainian ABC and improve their imagination and learning abilities. Braille books specialists are trained to design quality books. Children's mothers are taught to help the children with reading tactile pictures.
50 sheets of paper will allow to print text in Braille for the two children's books.
This project can be visited from September except for weekends only from 9am to 3pm. It takes approx. Please contact Valentina at +380674183209 or [email protected] if you are interested in arranging a visit. You can include directions if relevant.
What To Bring
Games, toys, books for blind children, audio CDs with tales.
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