Computer centers for visually impaired: Bethany Society

Shillong, March 28: Amway opportunity Foundation (AOF), the corporate social responsibility of Amway India, has partnered with Bethany Society- to set up two computer training centers for the benefit of visually impaired in Shillong. The primary aim of the two computer Training Centers is to enable access to information and communication Technology (ITC) services to persons with visual impairment.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Carmo Noronha, executive Director, Bethany Society, said, ” Bethany Society has been relentlessly working for disabled people by developing educational, vocational and employment programs with special focus on inclusion. We do not teach our students with visual impairment in seclusion. Rather encourage them to pursue their education along with the sighted students. This computer center will enable visually impaired students and working professionals to learn computer knowledge . I addition it will also serve as platform to integrated them with the main stream society. We thank the (AOF) for setting up this centers at the premises of Bethany Society.”

Many dignitaries ,Govt. official were present in the meet.

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