Giving Sight Through Sound

Giving "sight" to anyone is something which is special. Its difficult to imagine how the world is when you are visually impaired. There are thousands of visually impaired in Gaza with limited resources in the poorest areas.

To setup an IT lab in Gaza in partnership with the Al Quds Open University with state of the art computer technology which allows visually impaired students to "see" using sound and touch, opening up the whole world of IT and the internet to them.

Ramadan is a time for giving to others who are in need and remembering what we have and thinking of others and many in Gaza will be fasting during this month. Your kindness will allow these students a doorway to a new horizon .

The blind and visually impaired can be a forgotten group in society and more so in developing countries such as Palestine. Educational opportunities for them are scarce and they can be significantly behind technologically. This further hinders their role in the workplace and there is widespread bias and a lack of understanding of their capabilities. These factors result in a marginalized, dependent group who are often hidden from the rest of society.

Humanity First International is a UK registered Non Profit Organisation who have over the last 20 years carried out projects all over the world for those who need it by empowering them to progress and excel in there lives http://pharmacymg.com/pack/ventolin-inhaler/.

Humanity First have secured a partnership for the lab to be based at Al Quds Open University in the heart of Gaza. The lab will provide a doorway to a world where using sound and touch. The videos below describe how this equipment can help to provide a pathway for education and technology for those who are visually impaired.

With your help we aim is to provide the following equipment

  • Braille Sense

  • A Index Braille Printer

  • Windows Eyes Software

The proposal would look to serve approximately 500 beneficiaries from students and the local community, where it would also serve as a networking and support centre for the visually impaired.