Blindness

Topics exclusively for blind people in the Philippines. Their talent, skills, capabilities and worth.


The Story of RBI, an Organization that Helps the Blind Filipinos

A hand while reading Braille This is the story of Resources for the Blind Incorporated RBI, an organization that provides products and services for blind Filipinos all over the Philippines. While we know that the Philippine government is doing their


Czarinah Michaela Mercado Interview on TV5 Metro Sabado Ako ay Ikaw Rin

From Czarinah Michaela Mercado’s Facebook: When you are thankful for what you have, you are always rewarded with more. And I am indeed thankful once again for this opportunity to speak and to share my life and my dreams. Thank


Using the White Cane, the Right Way

I found a video on Youtube showing how to use the white cane. In the video, you can see a sighted person trying to experience that white stick we blind are using. According to her the sighted, it was hard


12 Tips on How to Interact with a Blind Person

Fou Che This post is for sighted people who don’t know how to approach or guide a blind. Remember the most important advice from the list, you should ask first the blind if he or she needs help before doing


Blind Models in the Philippines and Their White Cane

The recently concluded 2014 Philippine Fashion Week has given these two blind models, Arhjessa Tagulao Espiritu and Czarinah Michaela Mercado, both visually impaired, a chance to showcase their modeling skills. Using their white cane, they surprised the audience with their


Can You Have a Guide Dog If You’re in the Philippines and You are Blind?

A guide dog example A straightforward answer to this question is a “confident yes”! You can have a guide dog where ever you are in the world as long as you really need it and you’re capable of having it.