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.

  • Brisa's story

    Brisa's story

    Brisa is 17 years old and has been deafblind from birth. She attended school near her home in Peru, but was not a confident learner due to her...

  • Madalina's story

    Madalina's story

    Madalina is 19 and has both hearing and visual problems. She was included in mainstream education until 2013, where she asked her parents to be...

  • Stephen's story

    Stephen's story

    Stephen Kintu is a 24-year-old young man with deafblindness and was brought up by his single mother Esther outside Kisumu.

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