Empowering the special gifts of the blind to energize india’s growth story.
Work and Achievements
A beautiful 15 years journey of empowering the visually impaired in the education sector by creating a solid knowledge and Braille literacy base via technology with the help of smart kits (NVDA enabled laptops, smartphones, braille scripts, digital books etc.)
Saksham has been awarded the prestigious National award for the best NGO in the year 2015, we are not stopping here, our mission is to impact and empower 1 million Visually Impaired people PAN India by 2020.
At Saksham we make sure Visually Impaired individuals have full access to entertainment and sports as well. Saksham has made 23 great films accessible to the blind by conducting audio described screenings. By using tactile markings on them which blind people can identify by touch, indoor games like chess and playing cards have been made accessible and available by Saksham.
Smart canes, talking calculators and talking thermometers are some of the health care devices to aid their daily lives.
Fund Utilisation Statement
Funds raised will provide technically enhanced tools and training to blind people which empower them to make higher value problem solving contributions to society. Smart kits will be provided to convert their potential to competency.