Mitra Jyothi is a registered trust (under Indian Trust Act) located at Bangalore in the State of Karnataka and has been working for people with disability in general and visually impaired in particular for the past 26 years. Ms. Madhu Singhal founded Mitra Jyothi in 1990. Mitra Jyothi’s mission is to assist visually impaired individuals and enable them to lead independent and dignified lives through Education, Training, Counselling and Communication & Technology so as to integrate them into mainstream families and the society at large.
Mitra Jyothi has served thousands of disabled people in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Bihar, Orissa and other states.
Mitra Jyothi initially worked for the empowerment of visually impaired people but subsequently extended its reach to cover people with other disabilities as well. Over the years, it has conducted a variety of training courses and support programmes to assist people with disability to become independent and instil in them the confidence to achieve their goals.
What we do
Educational Resource Center (ERC)
Mitra Jyothi provides accessible educational and general reading material to people with visual disability.
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call us at 080-22587623 Ext: 19
Computer Training Center
The CTC imparts basic and advanced computer usability skills to persons with all kinds of visual disability. Click here to know more.Contact us at email@example.com or call us at 080-22587623 Ext: 30
Independent living Skills
The ILS enables the visually impaired to initiate self reliance and instill in their minds the confidence needed to do so. Click here to know more. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 080-22587623 Ext: 21/23
Braille Transcription Center
The BTC converts books in various languages to Braille and other e-text enabled formats Click here to know more. Contact us at email@example.com or call us at 080-22587623 Ext: 26
Mitra Jyothi works with various organizations to facilitate job placement of Mitra Jyothi trainees.