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MANONETHRA ACTIVITY REPORT 2004-05

MANONETHRA
(A Unit of Seva Bharathi)
ACTIVITY REPORT 2004-05
http://sevabharathi.org/handicap_e.htm

Manonethra with affection, is a program for the empowerment of the differently-abled. As an initial activity Seva Bharathi has taken up the cause of the Visually challenged. For the past 4 years Manonethra team has surveyed the Hostels of the Visually challenged and worked with the Visually challenged in the 3 out of 11 Hostels for the Visually challenged.

The mission was to reach the 770 inmates of the Hostels in the twin cities initially. The inmates were deprived of the reading material, and the scribes to pen the exams of the visually challenged while the dictate. It was a herculen task as the Govt which is supposed to provide the Scribes has obviously was unable to match the demand. It was one of our friends who has suggested the Audio books for the Blind. The Audio books are the Audio cassetes that we use Regularly but with a difference in the utility. The Lessons are read out and reco…