Nepal Association for the Welfare of the Blind (NAWB) in financial support of Australian Aid’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) organized launching e program of Nepal’s monthly Braille magazine “Divyachakshu“. The magazine was officially launched by His Excellency Glenne White, Australian Ambassador on 2nd December, 2015 at NAWB central office. It is supported for 7th months November 2015 to May 2016. It will distributed to integrated schools, colleges and concern stakeholders.
The program was started with welcome speech of Mr. Pawan Ghimire, Joint Secretary of NAWB followed by Program highlights by Mr. Bibek Kumar Paudel, General Secretary of NAWB. And then official launching of Divyachakshu Braille Magazine was done by his excellency Glenn White, Australian Ambassador for Nepal including his remarks for this wonderful work done by NAWB for blind and visually impaired children and students. He also visited the NAWB’s National Resource Center for Blind and Visually impaired persons that includes:
- National Braille Library
- National Low Vision Center
- Braille Press and production of Braille books and education materials