SCHOOL FOR BLIND

VT Seva supports​

Blind schools

  • Boarding, Food, Education, Books, Clothes, and Healthcare are provided free to all underprivileged visually challenged

  • It is THE FIRST institution in the WORLD that enabled blind children to take EXAMS ON LAPTOPS without the assistance of a scribe, thereby increasing the confidence in the children

  • Students are trained to write their intermediate board and degree exams on laptops without the help of scribes (helpers)

  • Board of Intermediate permitted student examinations on laptops for blind students based on the recommendations & norms formulated by VT Seva

  • We provide higher education to visually challenged students and enable them to be independent and compete with other students

  • Vocational training is also taught to the students in higher classes (grades) so that they can use the skills to be financially independent

  • 86% of the outgoing students have secured jobs and are leading a livelihood making their parents and family proud and happy

  • HOLISTIC approach allows our students to learn, explore, relish, and excel in many activities such as YOGA, MUSIC and DANCE

  • Voted as 'Best School' in India for the visually challenged by 'National Association for the Blind'

Netra Students

Education

  • 86% of the outgoing students have secured jobs and are leading a livelihood making their parents and family proud and happy.

  • Paruchuri Venkatesh, an alumni of Netra School and College, got selected to SOA IT solutions in Bangalore

  • Our student Sidharbabu, was first batch student of Degree College completed graduation in B.com(Computers). He was appointed as Probationary Officer in State Bank of Hyderabad.

  • Nethra Vidyalaya Student, Prem Swaroop cracks CAT, to get into IIM

  • Sesham Veerakumar selected in Indian Navy as a multitasking staff and now working Naval Dock Yard in Vizag

  • And many many more success stories, only possible through support of generous donors like you

Netra Students

Arts

  • First Prize in Paadutha theeyaga program (Singing Competition at State level) competing with general participants

  • Winners in the Osmania University Open Inter College Cultural Competitions, Comepting over 200 and more colleges

  • Teaching them life skills to be self-reliant

  • Thread Bangle Making and Glass Painting Workshops

  • Signing, Musical Instrumentals, Handicraft training provided to all students

  • We all have ability, the difference is how we use it.

Netra Students

Sports

  • Netra students emerged as Champions at the National Level Cricket Tournament 12th April, 2016, conducted by Cricket Association for Blind

  • State Level Cricket Champions, along with "Best Bowler", "Best Fielder", "Best Batsman", "Man of the series"

  • Netra Vidyalaya students won 4 GOLD, 5 SILVER and 4 BRONZE Medals in Athletics and 1 GOLD, 1 SILVER and 1 BRONZE in Indian Special Olympics

  • Netra Vidyalaya – Bags 5 medals in Chess, Chess Champions 

  • The children may be visually challenged. They have overcome them again and again by winning many Championships!!!!

Activities so far

  • FREE EDUCATION FOR ~10,000+ UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN FROM TRIBAL COMMUNITIES FROM 2004 

  • EMPOWERING ~2300+ VISUALLY CHALLENGED CHILDREN  WITH EDUCATION AND LIVELIHOOD FROM 2001 

  • VT Seva USA sponsored Mobile Diagnostic Bus ($140 000) equipped with Medical Equipment to support more Women Health camps effectively. Here are the pictures of the first camp conducted in Arthamur (birthplace of VT Seva CEO HH Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji), East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, India.a

  • 101,604+ GENERAL HEALTH CAMPS

  • 900+ EYE CAMPS 

  • 1000+ DENTAL CAMPS 

  • 606+ CANCER AWARENESS AND PREVENTION CAMPS 

  • 32,751+ VIA TESTS 

  • 648,040+ WOMEN SCREENED FOR BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER

  • ​201,112+ GENERAL WOMEN TREATED

  • 138+ BREAST SURGERIES 

  • 406+ HYSTERECTOMIES 

  • 202+ PRE-CANCER DIAGNOSES 

  • 2768+ MAMOGRAMS 

  • 4864+ ULTRASOUND SCANS 

  • 5019+ PAPSMEARS 

  • 3541+ BIOPSIES 

  • 50+ WALK-A-THON’S ACROSS USA PROMOTING CANCER AWARENESS, CHILDHOOD OBESITY, SUCIDE PREVENTION 

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  • Actively engaging youth & adults in volunteering and philanthropic activities like  

  • Awareness and fundraising Walkathons, Food Drives, Adopt-a -Street programs, Health Camps, Cooking for the Homeless, Book Drives, Services to Battered Children, Services to Veterans, Service at Food banks,...etc.  

  • Winner of Boston Scientific grant for Cancer screening and prevention. 

  • Winner of LinkedIn Technology grant awards 

  • Stood #3 world-wide (out of 2500+ non-profit organizations in US) in Chase Community Giving Campaign. 

  • Recognized by the US Presidents Office for the Service hours. 

  • Recognized by 50+ companies for employee matching programs. 

  • School for the visually challenged awarded as ‘Best School in India’ by National Association of Blind. 

  • Partnering with US Based visually challenged schools to leverage technology, process and people learnings. ​

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ABOUT US

VT Seva (Volunteering Together for Service) is a volunteer driven global non profit organization. It was registered as 501(C)3 non-profit organization in USA in 2008. It's Sister Organization ‘Vikasa Tarangini ’(VT) established in India in 1992 has been rendering yeoman services with more than 75,000 active volunteers. It is also active in England, Australia and Tanzania.

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