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Reader/Writer Campaign

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Supporting Cause/s:

Disability

Location and how to get there:

103, Synthofine Estate A, Off Aarey Road
Goregaon (East), Mumbai, Maharashtra 400063, India

Project Description:

Although technology has reduced the dependency of the sight disabled to a large extent, hand-written information and some kind of print material still remains inaccessible to the visually challenged. That’s where a reader/writer comes in.

A reader/writer is a one who assists a visually impaired person in reading/writing documents. They provide help in various ways such as filing documents, reading newspapers & other print material of Importance. Further, a reader/writer also assist students in preparing for their exams by reading their study material, and during examinations, read question papers, and write the answers dictated.

Hence, Voice Vision through its website has taken up the task of building a database of Reader / writer volunteers who could provide this assistance.

Tasks for volunteers:
• Creating awareness by visiting schools, colleges and other institutions.
• Collection of reader writer database.
• Volunteering as reader writers.

Expenditure Involved:
The volunteer will only be spending on traveling around his area.
Project Commencement Date:

14/09/2011

Project Close Date:

07/12/2011

Last Date for Expression of Interest:

10/09/2011

No. of Volunteers Required:

5

Duration:

12 day/s

Volunteer Time:

4 hours per day

Credits Granted:

6 credits per hour

Funds Required:

NA

Funds Received:

NA