People's stories

Through these revealing stories, discover how our work has helped some deafblind children and adults around the world lead better and fuller lives.

  • Bravin’s story

    Bravin’s story

    28 January 2020

    Bravin was born blind with complex needs. In parts of Kenya, a culture of discrimination has led to pressure on families to give up their children...

  • Magdaline's story

    Magdaline's story

    Seven-year-old Magdaline, Maggy to her family, was born deafblind after her mother, Pamela contracted rubella during pregnancy. She lives in the...

  • Rimu's story

    Rimu's story

    Rimu is a three-year-old girl with deafblindness girl. She lives with her family in Bogra, Bangladesh.

  • Hasifa's story

    Hasifa's story

    Being among the first of the deafblind pupils who were enrolled at St Mark's unit for the deafblind in 2009, Hasifa's hardworking personality has...

  • Lunelis's story

    Lunelis's story

    Sense International (Peru) is turning around the life of six-year-old Lunelis from Lima. Born into economic hardship, the future for multi-sensory...

First published: Friday 7 June 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 20 September 2017