A Non-Profit NGO - Committed to Serve the Visually Impaired
Vision Aid Charitable Services Society ( VACSS ) is a Registered NGO established in 2004. VACSS is a non-profit organization, funded by private donations, managed by volunteer technocrat management, engaged in providing free / subsidised services for the vision impaired. It is the principal and permanent partner of Rotary Club of Visakhapatnam, AP, India. Vision-Aid provides rehabilitation for the visually impaired. Our computer training programs, which are bench marked with the programs of leading institutions, empower blind and low vision students to reach great heights. Students with vision impairment are provided with one-on-one assessment, training and assistive devices.
More than 40 million people in the world are blind, and more than 120 million people have significant Low Vision conditions that cannot be corrected cured, or treated by conventional refraction, medicine, or surgery. And unfortunately, this number is only going to grow. The World Health Organization expects the blind and Low Vision population to double by the year 2020. Vision-Aid is an organization dedicated to helping those afflicted by vision-related disabilities in India.