Vision-Aid started work in Agra with the Lui Braille Blind school, where a new computer center was installed, solar power was provided for the whole school and spoken English classes were taught. In 2020, Vision-Aid is setting up an independent resource center in collaboration with the Radha Swamy Blind School in Agra. The center will offer a range of comprehensive services to the visually impaired in the Agra-Mathura region. The center is generously supported with a grant from the Vivek and Vandana Sharma Foundation of MA, USA.
Vision-Aid Holds Meet & Greet with the Agara, India Center
A meet and greet event with the Vision-Aid program at the Agra center was held on 18th Decemeber EST. This ceneter is run by Vision-Aid with the support from Vivek and Vandana Sharma foundation. The Agra center works with the local blinds schools and other organizations in Agra, India to offer a range of services to the visually impaired.
The programs are re-opening after several months of closure due to COVID-19 lockdowns. During this even Vision-aid held a short presentation outlining the outlining the plans for 2021. The children of Lui Braille Blind School and Radha Swamy Blinds School were welcomed back during the meet and greet program. These students returned after a very difficult year of lockdowns. Many supporters of Vision-Aid joined the meet and greet by zoom including the Perkins India team and benefactors Vivek and Vandana Sharma. The Perkins India teams will be partnering with Vision-Aid in 2021 to serve Visually Impaired children with multiple disablilties.