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.

  • Saddam’s Story

    Saddam’s Story

    20 July 2020

    Saddam was one of several young people with deafblindness to be identified by Sense International Uganda to join a vocational training programme.

  • Aida’s Story

    Aida’s Story

    20 July 2020

    Aida is a 23-year-old woman who is partially deafblind and lives with her family in Uganda.

  • Charity’s Story

    Charity’s Story

    5 March 2020

    Charity been has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy and partial blindness, and has started a programme of specialist therapy.

  • Rifat's story

    Rifat's story

    Rifat is two years old and lives in a remote village Baliadhighi, under Gabtoli a sub-district of Bogra in Bangladesh.

  • Rojina's Story

    Rojina's Story

    Rojina is 15 and lives in a village called Moira in northern Bangladesh.

  • Rohan's story

    Rohan's story

    When Sense International first met Rohan, he was 10 years old. He was found abandoned on the streets of Ahmedabad, India. He was unable to...

  • Rimu's story

    Rimu's story

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

  • Shifra's story

    Shifra's story

    Six-year-old Shifra Namukwaya was born profoundly deaf and with bilateral cataracts. She had little vision. Shifra recently underwent a successful...

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