On October 15, White Cane Safety Day is observed around the world. “White Cane Day is observed worldwide to recognize the movement of blind people from dependency to full participation in society.”
White Cane Safety Day celebrates the achievements of blind or visually impaired people. A white cane is an important mobility tool for such people as well as the symbol of their independence.
On White Cane Safety Day, being a blind, parents or relations of blind children, special educators, blind associations we can participate in gatherings and activities to create social awareness that will benefit persons who are blind or visually impaired which will lead to social inclusion.
Knowing the importance of white cane, Jyothirgamaya Foundation try to spread awareness on how the visually impaired can be in this world and work independently, recognize the achievements of blind people and to respect the contributions made by the visually impaired people to the society.