On 6/22/2015 the Hellenic Entrepreneurship Award honored the business proposal “Smartguide” of George Karkoulias and Nikos Thravalos.

“Smart Guide” is a portable electronic navigation device for visually impaired people, which detects and informs for any obstacles while moving. This innovative product will be produced by visually impaired working people of our association and it aims to bring a major both social and economic impact, given the special conditions of its production and quite affordable price.

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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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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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