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ATRIEV Updates

ATRIEV Board Remir Romualdo with representatives from OrCam, Aboitiz Foundation, St. Joseph Foundation and the 5 beneficiary institutions after the MOA signing.

“OrCam: Breakthrough Assistive Device Now In ATRIEV”

True to its name and slogan of “Creating vision beyond sight” – the Adaptive Technology for Rehabilitation, Integration and Empowerment of the Visually Impaired (ATRIEV) recently signed on June 13 a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to become one of the six organizations as beneficiaries of the 25 OrCam MyEye 2.0 from Aboitiz Group’s Corporate Social… Continue Reading “OrCam: Breakthrough Assistive Device Now In ATRIEV”

Job Announcement

To all job-hunting ATRIEV graduates only. Please email your updated resume to with the subject: “candidate”, if: you are looking for a full-time job you’re willing to work in a mainstream office setting you’re a college graduate Note: This is not for home-based work or college undergrads/tech-voc grads. Address your email to Carol Catacutan,… Continue Reading Job Announcement

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Education frees the people

Happy 80th Birthday to our beloved Mr. Peter L. Wallace, Chairman/President Emeritus of ATRIEV from 2002 to 2019. We thank you for being a blessing to ATRIEV and to the blind. Wishing you 80 more years of serving others! The featured image was taken during ATRIEV’s Graduation Ceremonies in 2016 where Peter Wallace, ATRIEV Chairman/President… Continue Reading Education frees the people

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My First Teaching Stint

Note: Edrian delos Reyes is a graduate of ATRIEV’s Digital Literacy Training (DLT) in 2018 and went on to be part of ATRIEV’s Training of Trainers of Web Content Writing. At age 19, Edrian is ATRIEV’s youngest trainer. Read how Edrian describes his baptism of fire as an ATRIEV Assistant Trainer of the DLT course… Continue Reading My First Teaching Stint

How A Teacher Change My Life

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Someone Who Believed in Me

Teachers could influence their students in countless ways. They may either bring a positive effect or a negative effect on them. Even at a very young age, it was evident that I already had the passion and inclination in music. I had been dreaming to become a singer since then. My mom attempted to enroll… Continue Reading Someone Who Believed in Me

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A teacher who believed in me

Have you ever felt like you don’t belong in a certain place? Or ever doubted your abilities because of how society sees you? I have, but that changed when I met her. The woman who believed in me more than I believe in myself. It was the first day of my class in high school.… Continue Reading A teacher who believed in me

The Day I Found ATRIEV

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ATRIEV is Where I Belong

by Edrian delos Reyes “You are blind now! Accept it and go on with your life!” I said that line to myself numerous times, but it wasn’t that easy. It was hard for me to accept that I’m a visually impaired now. My life changed and I just couldn’t keep up with the changes. Even… Continue Reading ATRIEV is Where I Belong

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Turning Point of Being Blind

by Yvette Amistad, ATRIEV Trainer since 2015 “Lord, Help me. This is not the life I’ve wanted and dreamt of.” I felt stuck and fed up of the heavy responsibilities of looking after my cousins. I cried so hard and prayed on bended knees. I hoped to be more productive and not just to stay… Continue Reading Turning Point of Being Blind

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