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.

  • Chausika's story

    Chausika's story

    Chausika had a tough start to life – the fifth of seven children – and there was a lot of competition for attention.

  • Alisha's story

    Alisha's story

    Alisha’s story is one of determination and triumph. She was born with deafblindness and was unable to walk and was completely bedridden for seven...

  • 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