Over twenty percent of the world' s visually impaired population resides in India. Looked upon with pity and viewed as objects of charity, they often find themselves treated unfairly by family, society and the government. They are not given the same opportunities as their sighted counterparts. Their limited access to information prevents them from leading independent and productive lives.
Eyeway aims to enable persons with blindness and visual impairment to become personally independent, economically self-reliant and integrate well into the social community. Eyeway comprises of a network of partners that disseminates information, provides counselling, conducts research and engages in advocacy.