Author Archives: anja

Make Our New House a Home

Christmas is approaching, though the high temperatures don^^t quite fit into the Season. Our kids have their exams to finish the school year and the adults have already left for the holidays. As a closing event, we spent a day … Continue reading

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Guests from Abroad

In April, we received our first guests from abroad. After a presentation in Germany, I met Fanny and Ralph who are active in international cooperation for the support of the blind. Following an interesting exchange of ideas and experiences, Fanny … Continue reading

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A Visit Home

Once a year, I travel to Germany to meet my family, but also to inform friends and supporters about the work of Bats in Action in Brazil. I am now on my flightb ack to Brazil and I am grateful … Continue reading

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German Christmas Traditions in Brazil

The right moment for this blog post would have been before Christmas, but the activities at the end of the year have kept me too busy for writing. During the last years, I used to spend Christmas and the new … Continue reading

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Radio Bats

Some of our students dream of becoming a radio moderator in the future. They enjoy listening to the radio and imagine that working with their voice, music and souns would be an interesting perspective for them. Therefore, our first participation … Continue reading

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Life Just Begins

For our students, every day is a discovery. Children get to know plants and animals in their surroundings and experience the freedom of running and climbing on trees. Even falling down is a valuable experience as they find out that … Continue reading

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New Website

With the help of a volunteer, we were able to set up an English website for Bats in Action which presents information about the project. The page is in the final phase of development, but you can already visit it … Continue reading

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Traveling Bats

From September 3rd to 7th, I traveled to Teresina, the capital of the neighbouring state of Piaui to participate in a conference on computer technology for the blind. For me, this was an opportunity to create networks with interested teachers … Continue reading

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Hidden Bats

Though we have been able to identify more than 100 blind people in almost 20 localities in the Northern region of CearĂ¡, Northeastern Brazil, there are still many blind children and adults hidden away in their houses, without any hope … Continue reading

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Second Summer Camp for the Blind

On June 27th, a meeting for blind students and their families took place in Ubajara. It was a moment for parents of blind children and teenagers to share their experiences and kids had a fun time with games and story … Continue reading

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