Diversity Advocacy Service Framework for Human Rights

kim parkinson

Target: £100,000.00



Start Date: 14-Apr-2009

End Date: 14-Apr-2010

About my fundraising

As a registered visually impaired woman, everyday living enhancements are many and varied, but well out of my budget. One example of major improvement that we ought consider an on~going study in terms of a' wishlist'~ only attainable should my/our residual income increase by some miracle, would have to be computer hardware, software and peripherals. The RAM in my now sadly old laptop cannot cope with the memory required for preferred text to speech software such as dolphin, windows eyes professional and jaws, coupled with the astronomical costs of such speech software licenses, has me and a lot of others resorting to making do with 10 minute and 1hour trial software downloads, each requiring a restart to reuse. There is generic, microsoft assessibility inherent in all windows programs, however, microsoft s free assessibily programs do not stretch to anything other than the equivalent of a sighted person reading the headlines of a newspaper. Whilst i ve developed the patience of a sain...more more

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My fundraising page is raising money for Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

About this charity

Every day another 100 people will start to lose their sight. RNIB is the UK's leading charity offe...more

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