Dave Power stands at a podium at the 6th Africa Forum
October 5

46 million children with visual impairments deserve a high-quality education, Dave Power tells Africa's largest gathering of blindness advocates.

crowd view of the 2013 Job Fair for Individuals with Visual Impairments
October 20

Connecting employers to an untapped pool of candidates who are visually impaired.

Pietro Fusco holds the lever of a riveting machine as he works in the Perkins Solutions workshop.
Fall 2015

For five decades, Pietro Fusco has assembled Perkins Braillers, bringing the power of braille literacy to people all around the world.

We’re making a difference with your help

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Helen Keller

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28,675 people borrowing braille or audio books from the Perkins Library in the past year

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195% increase in children, adults, educators, and caregivers around the world reached by Perkins International in the last five years

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15,857 people living more independently thanks to assistive technology from Perkins Solutions

Perkins reporter Brian Messenger leans over a table where several students use sewing machines to make placemats.
October 9

An on-the-ground report from our partners highlights triumphs, challenges of blindness education in Africa.

A Braille Box, SMART Brailler, SmartCane  and Envoy Elite are shown on a yellow background, surrounding the words "2015 TechShare Africa Innovations."
October 7

Africa Forum’s technology showcase has all the latest advances for people who are blind.

John Price stands next to an African man who is learning how to use a Perkins SMART Brailler
October 6

Q&A with John Price, who is bringing Perkins Solutions’ innovative technology to Africa Forum.