We love this TED talk, so wanted to share it with you all! Daniel Kish: How I use sonar to navigate the world Daniel Kish has been blind since he was 13 months old, but has learned to “see” using a form of echolocation. He clicks his tongue and sends out flashes of sound[…]
Douglas Sidialo completed yet another heroic challenge to raise funds and awareness for the blind. This time he road a 900km 9-day journey on the joberg2c mountain bike race and has been encouraging people to give generously to the KBT through their giving page to support the KBT’s cause. Douglas’ race has received great press coverage. Douglas was recently[…]
Last weekend we hosted yet another Dinner in the Dark at King’s Place in London. An enormous thank you to everyone who attended and generously sponsored the KBT. An anonymous donor kindly paid for the full event, so the table fees and all additional gifts were 100% net contributions to the KBT’s operating activities. As a result of the[…]
The KBT has helped sponsor new SMART Braillers. Here are some of them in action!
The KBT welcomes the newest group of trained Brailler repair technicians!
We did it! After a successful fundraiser, the KBT has donated 95 Braille machines to a school in East Africa. Here’s some local press coverage of the event: And here are a few photos of the new Perkins Braillers:
On March 22nd we held our first ever awareness concert in London at King’s Place. Thank you to those who attended and generously contributed to the KBT! The event was an enormous success, with over 100 people in attendance and raising critical funds for our activities in East Africa. A special thank you to Boris,[…]
A few of our wonderful students recently wrote some stories about their experience with Braille, and the meaning and impact that it has on their lives. Thank you to all of our donors and staff for making these stories possible! Francis I was born in a village Known as Gatanga. After that I was[…]