The “Al Rawi” Cultural Café, located at the Al Majaz Waterfront in Sharjah in the UAE, launched a full menu in Braille, to help the blind and enable them to order their own food without the need for help.
The launch, which was carried out in cooperation with the Kalimat Foundation for Empowering Children and the Emirates Association for the Visually Impaired, aims to highlight the importance of caring for the blind, especially children among them, and emphasizing the need to provide options that facilitate all lifestyles without restrictions and obstacles, in order for them to enjoy being in restaurants, libraries and public facilities The other.
Amna Al Mazmi, Director of Kalimat Foundation for Children Empowerment in Sharjah, said: “The Foundation has issued special books for children that support Braille, in Arabic and English, to make it easier for blind children to access books and special literature to enjoy them, and take advantage of their cultural and cognitive options. These books will be available in a cafe library Narrator along with a collection of publications and books on Braille.
“Al-Rawi” Café, in its literary and cultural nature, will provide its visitors with shelves of books to enjoy reading while they are in the place, while sipping their favorite coffee or drinks.