The USAID and LCIF Children with Visual Impairments Project team organizes various activities and events for persons with visual impairments. One of those activities is swimming classes which are held at the swimming pool “Boris Trajkovski” in Skopje. On February 10, 2019 the CwVI Project provided swimming classes for persons with visual impairments at the … Read more
On February 7, 2019 in the premises of the Association of Blind Persons in Skopje, CwVI Project organized an educational workshop for the beneficiaries of the Support Center for Visually impaired. The interactive workshop involved a discussion between the beneficiaries and the educator – a medical person who facilitated the workshop. All participant received advice regarding diabetes. The topic covered information, such as worldwide statistics on people with this … Read more
Within the Support Center for Visually Impaired Persons – City Red Cross of Skopje, on February 8, 2019, an educational training was held for proper treatment of Visual Impaired Persons intended for potential volunteers who will be involved in the regular activities of the Support Center. The training consisted of presenting the general work of the … Read more
How good is your English? Imagine you are 72 years of age. And you are blind. And you want to start learning a new language. This is what Blagica, a beneficiary of the Support Center for visually impaired has been doing for the last few months, and she is very excited about it. Her English … Read more
On February 7, 2019 CwVI Project staff conducted eye screening activity in the kindergarten “Cool kids” in Skopje. Children of ages between 3 to 6 years old who attend this kindergarten were screened. Five children from this group that were screened were referred for further eye examinations.