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.

  • Lenni’s Story

    Lenni’s Story

    27 October 2020

    Lenni is a 22-year-old with visual and hearing impairments. He has been taking part in virtual workshops during the COVID-19 crisis.

  • 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...

  • Harry's story

    Harry's story

    Harry is eight years old and lives in Lima, Peru. His family survive on a very small income and in poor overcrowded conditions.

  • 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...

  • Farid's story

    Farid's story

    Farid, who was born with multiple disabilities, and his family faced discrimination and ostracism in their home country, Peru.

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