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Global Activism: Combating Blindness in India

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Global Activism: Combating Blindness in India

A school girl receives a braille kit for her education.

It's Thursday, and time for our Global Activism series. Every week, we hear about an individual who's trying to make the world a better place.

According to the World Health Organization, 38 million people around the globe are blind. Due to a lack of resources, more than 90 percent of the visually-impaired live in low and middle income countries. Manu Vora is president and founding director of the Blind Foundation for India, a non-profit based group based in Naperville, Illinois.

He told Jerome the jarring statistics on blindness in India.

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