Alieu Jaiteh, founder of Start Now visited Louisiana Center for the Blind in the United State from 28 November to 31 December 2013 on a study tour.

The purpose of his visit was to observe the trainings and techniques offered at LCB that could be of great help to Start Now in the Gambia.

He learn many skills ranging from computer skills, Braille, cane traveling, home management, industrial arts, job readiness skills, college preparation.

All the trainings is aim to develop confident, independent and a positive attitude towards changing what it means to be blind!

This great partnership was facilitated by kanthari (

Many thanks to the Louisiana Center for the Blind (