To qualify for job opportunities, people with visual impairments need education and skills, but the lack of accessible books and learning materials creates an obstacle. The Bookshare India team is on a mission to bring digital books, training, and devices to blind students.
UPDATE: Thank you to the generous donors who helped us reach our goal of $10K to bring Bookshare to more readers! Small gifts, big impact. Last year, in just one day, over $8 million dollars was raised for Bay Area nonprofits through Silicon Valley Gives, a community-wide day of giving hosted by the Silicon Valley […]
Benetech President Betsy Beaumon to receive 2016 Community Service Award at annual gala Betsy Beaumon, Benetech President, will receive the 2016 Community Service Award, given by Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Inc., a Connecticut-based nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering the parents of children with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders via its educational programs. Jane […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – CONTACT US Palo Alto, California, April 12, 2016— Benetech is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Google.org as one of twenty-nine nonprofits to receive funding to increase access to opportunity and independence for hundreds of millions living with disabilities around the world. Launched in May of 2015, the […]