Week of the Blind [Archives:1997/43/Local News]

October 27 1997

More than 45,000 blind people in Yemen suffering in silence was disclosed during the activities of the 6th Week of the Blind which began October 19th in Sanaa. Several donations were pledged by the government to help the blind during the coming year. A 3-phase project to integrate blind young people into the education system was also proposed by the government.