Providing free white cane to visually impaired people
The white cane gives blind people the ability to achieve a full and independent life, allowing us to travel freely and safely. We started our free white cane program because we believe that no blind person should be without a white cane, regardless of his or her ability to pay for it.
Providing a talking watch for the blind to hear the time
For millions of people with vision loss, the average wrist watch is nearly useless. Fortunately, there are a wide array of watches available specifically designed for people with low vision. With the simple press of a button, talking watches reveal the time, date, day, and year in an articulate human voice (some watches offer a male voice, some a female voice, and some offer the option of both.) Watches with large, bold numbers and lettersare designed for wearers with low vision.
Giving Rs.25000 per person for self-employment
Providing medical Support.
The goal of most relief operations is to assist with first response efforts and to assist with education and infrastructure development when possible to help communities help themselves. One of the most pressing needs in all countries affected by natural or manmade disasters is to reach those living in remote areas. Medical support is a form of child support often provided as health care insurance, although it can take other forms such as additional amounts to cover a portion of ongoing medical bills or as reimbursement for uninsured medical costs.
Renovation of houses for the visually impaired people.
If you are visually impaired or blind (or caring for someone who is), modifying your house to fit your specific needs can make all the difference. It can allow you to move around more easily and complete day to day tasks in less time. While everyone is different and there are varying degrees of vision loss, there are usually fairly simple, low-cost changes you can make to the spaces you spend the most time in.
Financial assistance in case of death of visually impaired families.
The physical limitations and psychosocial implications of visual impairment cannot be measured in exact monetary terms. Nevertheless, it is clear that they diminish the quality of life not only for blind persons, but for their families as well. Financial assitancve will be provided in case of death of visually impaired families.
Providing complete dry food parcels to every visually impaired family 04 times a year.
Helping visually impaired families affected by various disasters.
Providing Rs.3000 / - per month as scholarship assistance to children of visually impaired families.
The visually handicapped have passed through various stages: of being treated as rejects of the society to being recognized as talented persons who were no inferior to their sighted counterparts. The visually impaired person and his/her family face serious social challenges. Directly and indirectly visual impairment interferes with many daily activities So providing additional support for the assistance to the children of visually impaired families is a main goal
The mission of the Sri Lanka welfare for the blind is to create a world of no limits for people who are blind or visually impaired. We mobilize leaders, advance understanding, and champion impactful policies and practices using research and data.