Rock Star Tiffany

In Trivandrum, I had the honor of 94% humidity, yes, and a very budget guesthouse, true. However, I also had the honest-to-God huge and absolutely  unadulterated honor of meeting and working for too short a time with the indomitable, young (28!) founder of Jyothirgamaya, a nonprofit which empowers low-vision and blind people…Vision Loss Resources, Indian style!

 Tiffany is a machine — amazing to see her on the phone working on fundraising one minute, teaching a mobility or Voiceover lesson, the next.

 Tiffany moves fast and deftly, in the classroom and in the street (SO fast, I’ve no “outdoor” photos of her!).
Vinitha prepares incredible Kerala food every day at the hostel near the Center – and huge hugs for Tiffany.  

While I was there, one of the young women at the Jyothirgamaya Center got a job, packed up her belongings in the hostel, and headed out —   


3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ed Cepress
    Dec 19, 2015 @ 18:44:32

    Love the pics and commentary!
    Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année

    Much love



  2. GG
    Dec 21, 2015 @ 15:50:09

    ME-you are doing such good work. Thank you for being YOU.



  3. virginia
    Dec 22, 2015 @ 19:40:56

    Hi Mary Ellen, May you have a beautiful Christmas and joyfilled New Year. What wonderful opportunities you are having. thank you for sharing the news how wonderful to work with those lovely women. All is well here. Blessings, Virginia



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