In Kenya, Blind Students Learn Through Technology

Until recently, blind and visually impaired students in Kenya were still using Braille books for their studies. But Kenyan schools for the blind are now beginning to adopt technology that provides material in a audible form — and in the process expands their opportunities. Lucas Mwanzia, 17, intently searches the internet for information. Today’s class is on biology. Mwanzia is visually impaired and for the last two years has been attending computer classes at the Thika School for the Blind. Mwanzia is in eighth grade, having started school at a later age because of his vision. He says the technology … Continue reading In Kenya, Blind Students Learn Through Technology