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There's an app that lets you lend your eyes to a blind person — and you can lend yours
2018-11-14T13:45:57Z - Cara Curtis / The Next Web
The free app connects blind and visually-impaired people with sighted volunteers who “lend their eyes” to help with short, simple tasks. Three years later, Wiberg launched Be My Eyes which currently has 1,786,051 volunteers and 103,692 blind users. Blind users, for example, use the app for simple tasks, like making sure they’re washing their expensive sweater in the right way. “I know for sure, a lot of volunteers have had their first interaction with a blind person through the app. Wiberg mentioned how some blind people feel too uncomfortable to ask for help in person, but this app could spark social change.

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