Blind Education and Rehabilitation Development Organization (BERDO), Rupnagar, Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh

July 19, 2013
Source: BERDO

Blind Education and Rehabilitation Development Organization (BERDO), Rupnagar, Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • BERDO, a GDRL deployment site, also has a collection of print books, Braille books, and talking books for blind users.  About 15 to 20 blind students use BERDO’s library each day. 
  • BERDO also has offered a scholarship to enable blind students to pursue computer training. 
  • During the past year, BERDO’s job creation project has created about 80 jobs among people with disabilities.
  • Also in the past year, BERDO has trained 10 teachers at 8 community schools in how to be more disability inclusive in their classrooms.

 

 

A group of women sit around a table with a yellow tablecloth

A group of teachers seated around a conference table listen attentively. (BERDO, Bangladesh)