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ATRIEV Updates

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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

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Write, Create and Enjoy

The First Batch of Writing for the Web Training for Students Conducted in partnership with TELUS International Philippines Introduction In today’s modern era of technology, we are already witnessing a lot of improvement in people’s lives, not just in terms of education and entertainment, but also when it comes to business and employment. One of… Continue Reading Write, Create and Enjoy

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Rated K Episode “Ako ang Mata Mo, Ikaw ang Paa Ko”

Congratulations and best wishes to Mariecell fornis, the ATRIEV Student of the Year in 2006, for tieing the knot in March 27, 2019 with Mr. Jerome Esguerra. Your ATRIEV family wishes both of you many years of blissful marriage and true happiness as husband and wife.

How A Teacher Change My Life

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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

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extraordinary blessing to be cherish

Short-tempered, uncautious of the words coming out of my mouth, and immediately reacting to everything with defensive or offensive words. These describe who I was before knowing him, my mentor. A Korean Pastor and a founder of an organization that ministers Filipino blind. Finding a Blessing “ I want to be a blessing to everybody,… Continue Reading extraordinary blessing to be cherish

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

Help us send more blind students to school!

Give the blind the gift of sight through technology. You can help ATRIEV continue its mission of transforming the lives of the blind through assistive technology.