Blindman’s car rally – a charity drive to be conducted for the first time in Belgaum by Belgaum Royals Round Table 205

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blind-rally belgaumEveryone has the right to life. Why should the visually impaired be denied the thrill of a car ride?

Have you ever seen a blind person showing direction to a car driver? If not, then you have an opportunity to witness it in Belgaum on Sunday, 16th March 2014. For the first time blind navigators from across Karnataka will guide drivers with normal vision across a 32 kms route.

The route map printed in Braille, will be handed over to the Blind navigator during flag off. They would use their skills to interpret the directions and guide the driver through the pre selected circuit across the city. The event will showcase to the participants the challenges faced by the visually impaired and their excellent skills in reading Braille. It will also empower the visually impaired and give them a chance to navigate and lead. Funds raised through the event will be used for building 6 classrooms for the underprivileged at Vantmuri village in Belgaum district.

Round table is an international organization of 18-40 years whose prime motto is service through fellowship. In India, Round table through its long term project “Freedom through education” works towards the cause of supporting education of the underprivileged children from the grass roots. Round table India builds school infrastructure towards supporting this cause and has been building an average of one classroom a day for the last 14 years. 4679 classrooms have been built impacting an estimated 51 lac children.

This unique rally being conducted in Belgaum is a part of Round Table India’s national charity event and is being organized in more than 20 cities in 2014. Tablers (members of Round table India) take pride in giving back to society. It’s not just the self satisfaction that they get but also learn better management of time, balancing business with social commitments.

This year’s maiden rally in Belgaum will have a maximum of 60 participants. It has been generously supported by its Platinum sponsor Fantasy Screens, silver sponsor Idea Telecom and other several co-sponsors. For registrations contact: +91 9353003030.

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