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Braille helps Kurdish students see a different future

This article originally appeared in Rudaw. Read the full story with video at the link below.

Dozens of blind students finish school in the Kurdistan Region every year thanks to Runaki Institute.

Here they use Braille system where students are able to read news bulletins and other subjects published in magazines and newspapers.

One student is planning to write her memoirs using Braille.

“I’m a university graduate,” Rahel Rauf said. “I’ve graduated from the Arabic Language department. Braille is very good for people with special needs. We’ve benefited greatly from it. I hope this Braille could be used in many more places, in malls, and public spaces, for people like us with special needs to make use of.”

This article was originally published in Rudaw.

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