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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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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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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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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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Inauguration of the Preparatory School

Since my return to Ubajara at the beginning of March, we have been working mainly on construction. Thanks to the support by friends from Europe and the hard work of our team here in Ubajara, it was possible to finish … Continue reading

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New Year – New Plans

Since January 2nd I am back in Brazil. and I am looking forward to a year full of activitis to realize the dream of independence and education for blind people. Once returned to Brazil, we finally moved into the new … Continue reading

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A New Student

Some time ago, I gave a radio interview about the work of Bats in Action. During the programme, a listener called up expressing her wish to learn to walk independently. It was a little complicated to find out where she … Continue reading

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A Special Student

In addition to my work with blind children and youth in the new classroom, I am often out for visits and sometimes for classes outside the normal school setting. One of my special students is Bruno. He went blind in … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Countryside

Last week, I spent two days in the town of Guaraciaba do Norte, about 1 hour’s drive from Sobral. Guaraciaba is located in the hills, so there is fresh air and a lot of vegetation. The town is known for … Continue reading

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The Ups and Downs of Burocracy

The 24th of august, 2013 was a historic moment for Bats in Action. A small group of friends gathered for the official founding meeting of the new organization. The weeks before, I worked on the statutes for Bats in Action … Continue reading

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