Meera Badve, The Woman Who Has Given Vision To Thousands Of People Who Couldn't See
With the support and encouragement of Meera Badve, Founder and Director of the Niwant Andh Mukta Vikasalaya, Pune, thousands of visually challenged people have re-invented themselves and are living a life filled with hope. From selling chocolates to programming for Google, they are unleashing their potential to the fullest. “There is no limit to what visually challenged people can do. We are the ones who are blind to the possibilities,” says Mrs. Badve.
- More than 2000 students have walked out of Niwant as self-reliant individuals.
- Every student from Niwant has passed Higher Secondary Education and most have them have graduated in from various streams.
- Some of them are pursuing their Ph.D.
- Many topped in their respective academic fields.
- 150 members enrolled every year.
- 22 different subjects taught from almost every stream of higher education- Law, Commerce, Library Science, MCM, Arts, Science, Bakery, Dancing, to name a few.
- 16 Braille library branches in Maharashtra and 1 at Goa with a humungous collection of over 3000 Braille books, rendered free-of-cost to the needy.
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A small video clip that presents the story:
SO CAN ‘EYE’