Today is the last day of training for the teachers of Al-Basiir school for the blind and Deaf-blind from Mogadishu.
A student of Zohra School reading the Qur'an. The braille Qur'an was donated by Al-Fitrah Foundation of Malaysia
A student of Zohra School reading the Qur'an. The braille Qur'an was donated by Al-Fitrah Foundation of Malaysia.
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Today we welcomed 3 teachers from Al-Basiir school of the blind in Mogadishu. The school was started in 2011 in response to the requests of blind students who were left without a school after the closure of a missionary school for the blind due to the dangerous situation in the area which resulted in the foreign teachers leaving Somalia.
We want to help develop this school by training the teachers to produce braille books and teaching methods. If you would like to help in giving them second hand braillers and laptops when they leave please give a donation.
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