COMMUNITY VOICES | From the darkest to brightest

I lost my eyesight when I was a very young boy living in Taltale, a rural village in Ethiopia. As a result of my blindness, most of my childhood was spent behind closed doors, in the protection of my home; I had no access to formal schooling, and my world grew smaller and smaller. My young life suddenly changed from light to dark, from promise to sorrow.The accident occurred at the end of 2000. I vividly remember that eventful day. It was very nice, sunny and gorgeous. Continue Reading