The Braille typewriters are unlike any other typewriter and they require a good deal of instruction and practice to master.^2
  • The Lighthouse for the Blind has established a basic website in the past 2 years.
  • Traffic to the website has confirmed a great interest on the part of sightless all over Greece to get help with education, services, work-aids, etc.
  • We hope to create a program of E-Learning and in Braille using the website and specialized equipment for the sightless who can not visit our annexes or main facility.


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Goal: $85,000

With the elimation of governmental funding in Greece, the blind have very few resources for basic supplies, education, healthcare and employment opportunities. Please consider donating to our endowment which is 100% volunteer run and sends 100% of the funds raised to the Programs We Support.

We sincerely appreciate your interest in contributing to assist with our foundations vision. Please note that donation funds are immediately applied toward the campaign that they support. For this reason donations are final and cannot be returned.

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American Friends of the Blind in Greece: Our Vision

The American Friends of the Blind in Greece works toward a day when blind and severely sight-impaired people in Greece have access to the best possible support and opportunities available to blind people worldwide.


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The Need Continues

After decades of slowly improving circumstances for the sightless in Greece, conditions for the blind have taken a drastic downturn as a result of the faltering economy of Greece. If you have ever considered helping to improve the lives of others less fortunate than you, now is the perfect time to act.

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