Date(s) - Monday, April 25, 2016
Jagriti School for the Blind, Pune organized a summer camp for nearly 50 girls with visual impairment. Understanding that the independent travel is one of the most important requirement for the seeking education and work, the project director Ms. Sakina Bedi took the initiative of organising one day workshop on Safe and Independent Mobility for all the camp participants. In the workshop, participants were taught the fundamentals of cane mobility and were given detailed training on using SmartCane device for travelling safely by avoiding collisions with various types of obstacles. Believing in the potential of the technology and the positive impact it can have on the mobility of persons with visual impairment, the school is working closely with the Rotarian Mr. Anil Bora to raise funds for providing SmartCane devices to more than 100 female students studying in the school.