Visits in the Dark

We are a social startup founded by the blind with the help of those who see. We visit the elderly wherever they might suffer from loneliness.

Nominated

nominee 50200
Year:
2019
Country / Region:
throughout Czech Republic
Sector:
Civil Society/Social Economy
Fields of action:
Work / Unemployment / Professional qualification
Disability
Health / Care
Age of the target group:
above 60 years = seniors
26 - 60 years = adults
Gender of the target group:
all genders
Project owner:
Nadační fond Českého rozhlasu
Responsible person:
Michaela Cikánová
Website:
https://www.navstevypotme.cz/

What is it about?

Visits in the Dark is a service concerning more than 300 thousand people, a service supporting home care for the elderly, a service employing talented people, who return happiness to the lives of the old and help informal carers balance their work and life. Visits in the Dark now employ 15 blind and visually impaired people. Visitors visit clients in their homes and in senior houses and day cares.