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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ATRIEV Opened My Eyes to Possibilities

by Beverly Bravo, ATRIEV Trainer since 2015 A long time ago, people thought that the world was flat. That when you reach the end of the world, you’ll fall. In my world, that’s also what I thought before I met  ATRIEV. I thought the world was just from our house to the wide playground of our… Continue Reading ATRIEV Opened My Eyes to Possibilities

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Seeing Through Technology

by Carol Catacutan, ATRIEV’s Chief of Operations and founding member It’s happening…the blind can be call center agents, virtual assistants, transcriptionists and blog writers because of technology. Nowadays, computers easily translate every keystroke and screen change into speech. ATRIEV, the IT Center for the blind, started it all in the Philippines in 1999. Unwittingly, I… Continue Reading Seeing Through Technology