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Position: Accessible digital audio or braille books production
Duration: 8 Weeks
Book scanning, editing, braille printing, binding and packing. Fund raising through events and awareness programs in institutions/communities. Case studies preparation and documentation work.
About the NGO
Mitra Jyothi is a registered trust (under Indian Trust Act) which was started in 1990. For the last 26 years they have been they have working for the welfare of people with disability with a focus on the visually impaired. Mitra Jyothi's Mission is to help visually impaired individuals lead independent and dignified lives through education, training, counseling, communication, and technology. They provide computer training, accessible educational material, Independent Living skills, Braille transcription and library access to students. They also have a placement cell for their trainees. In addition to this they also have a residential ‘Center for Empowerment of Women with Disabilities' (CEWD). Over the years, it has conducted a variety of training courses and support programmes to assist people with disability to become independent and instil in them the confidence to achieve their goals. The organization is run under the able guidance of Ms. Madhu Singhal, a National Awardee who has accomplished many milestones not only in India but also abroad despite her own disability. The organization and its founder have received many awards and accolades over the years for the exemplary service they have been providing.
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