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Shamsa Kanwal (7th trainee)

Shamsa Kanwal
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Name Shamsa Kanwal
Sex Female
Country of Origin (Hometown) Pakistan (Lahore)
Nickname Shamsa
Date of Birth August 27, 1980
Types of Disabilities Visual Impairments (Low Vision)
Training Goals
  1. To learn about awareness raising in order to change society in Pakistan
  2. To learn about services and support systems for people with visual impairment
  3. To study independent living of persons with disabilities
  4. To gain knowledge about women with disabilities
  5. To enhance understanding on cross-disabilities
  6. To acquire basic computer skills

List of Shamsa's main training venues

Organization Location URL
International Association for the Visually Impaired Tokyo http://www.iavi.jp/
(Japanese Version Only)
Japan Braille Library Tokyo http://www.nittento.or.jp/en/
KOYUKAI Light Friend Association Kanagawa http://www.lfa.jp/
(Japanese Version Only)
SLASH – Computer School Tokyo http://www4.point.ne.jp/slash/
(Japanese Version Only)
Nippon Lighthouse Welfare Center for The Blind Osaka http://www.lighthouse.or.jp/e/index-e.html
Hamamatsu WorkShop with The Disabled -WITH- Shizuoka http://6seiwith.sakura.ne.jp/
(Japanese Version Only)
Mainstream Association Hyogo http://www.cilmsa.com/
(Japanese Version Only)
Information Center, JSRPD Tokyo http://www.dinf.ne.jp/doc/daisy/about/
(Japanese Version Only)
Human Care Association Tokyo http://www.humancare1986.jp/english.html

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