IELC School for the blind and mentally challenged

| | posted on:Mental Illness, Visual impairment

In December 2010, I visited IELC School for the blind and mentally challenged in Bargur, India. Bargur is a small town near Vellore, in the state of TamilOne of the most memorable experiences from my visit was a speech given by a visually impaired alumnus of IELC. He had been invited as a guest speaker to inspire and encourage the students towards success. Nadu, India. Currently, there are 122 students enrolled at the school aged from 8 to 18 years old. That number includes 46 mentally challenged students and 76 students who are visually challenged. On the day that I visited, the children were busy enjoying Christmas celebrations, so I met with the children after their celebrations and prior to their lunch. The children were excited to meet me in person and I distributed small gifts. They expressed to me how much they enjoy our English classes and their words were touching. I was moved to tears with the love and respect they had towards the teachers at the Ann Foundation. The IELC teachers expressed how grateful they were for the Ann Foundation and the volunteers for their commitment and dedication towards empowering the visually challenged.”

“One of the most memorable experiences from my visit was a speech given by a visually impaired alumnus of IELC. He had been invited as a guest speaker to inspire and encourage the students towards success. Following his speech, students participated in a music competition where they displayed their talents and competed for awards. Some students formed an orchestra while others performed a dance and play, an unforgettable experience that will stay with me forever!”

As you can hear from Tejaswini’s testimony, the Ann Foundation continues to improve the lives of children in need, thanks to your support. We hope that you will continue to support us in this critical mission.

Charity Type
Children, Differently Abled, Education & Literacy, Vocational Training
Email Address
Address
IELC SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND MISSION COMPOUND VANIYAMPADI ROAD BARUGUR KRISHNAGIRI DISTRICT
Phone 1
04343-265533
Phone 2
9994147467
Promotor Name 1
Rev M Immanuvel Sabapathy
Registration Number
Rc.No.E/36344/84 Dt.2.7.84
Date of Registration
1984-07-02
FCRA Registration Number
No.II/21022/67(0389)/1985
Charity Organization Information
Registrar of Societies Society