My friend Bilal who is blind but lives alone and works independently told me this is the most useful app he has . It links the blind with the sighted when they need assistance to read or recognise something.
You can sign up as a sighted volunteer.
Alhamdulillah the Braille Qurans donated by One Life Global UK have arrived in 5 areas in Nigeria. We also sent English translations of the Quran as well as Braille books containing surah Yasin and other selected Surahs.
The photos are from Lagos and Niger State.
Alfitrah Foundation went to the weekly Kelab Rabu ( Wednesday Club) for visually impaired people at MAB in Brickfields to hand over 60 white canes to elderly blind folk.
The centre has requested for more white canes for new trainees at their training centre so if you want to donate , the cost is RM25 each ( USD6) and payment details are at www.alfitrah.net
IBQS has had a booth at Astech Book and Culture fair in Rheinberg, Germany. Astec Book and Culture fair has been receiving hundreds of thousands visitors every year and pmany organizations like publishers, relief organizations promotes their activities at the exhibition.
IBQS has had a booth to introduce Braille Quran and produced public awareness on the religious needs of persons with visual impairments.
During exhibition, IBQS has also carried out a conference with the title:
reconsidering the disability under the light of Holy Quran and Sunnah by Selahattin Aydin. Blind reciters Mr. Ertugrul Yilmaz and Adem Yilmaz have offered recitation from the Braille Mushaf.
Alhamdulillah Alfitrah Foundation has delivered 3 Braille typewriters to visually impaired students in Johor. Braillers are essential for the blind as they cannot write but they are not affordable to most people as a new one costs almost RM4,000.
We obtained second hand Braillers for them .