Friday, August 3, 2018
An audio books and Braille library was inaugurated at MVP colony based Helen Keller Memorial Association for the Blind.
The library will be free and open to all aims at empowering and encouraging Braille reading and writing among the visually challenged people. The initiative is an attempt to support the education of visually challenged students. We have so far set up 32 Braille libraries across the country which benefits over 20,000 people. This is the 33rd library that we are setting up’, aid Gursharan Cheema, senior vice-president North and South, Amway India. It houses more than 1,000 Braille books that will include novels, self-help and literature books. Currently, the library has 100 paperbacks which are in Braille and a computer in which audio books have been stored. These books are available in English and Telugu.
The audio books are supported on mp3 players and mobiles. The books will be available on the phone, just one touch away. Most of the books are related to academics and general knowledge.