The IDA RIEU Stands for a symbol of TURNING DISABILITY INTO ABILITY and is a milestone in the field of Special Education in Country.
Since the time of its inception in 1922 the Ida Rieu has been imparting education and vocational training to the Special children i.e. the blind and deaf and has a glorious history of achievements. Since the past many years through strenuous efforts the Ida Rieu School for the Blind which was at the initial stage with only 2 students in a tiny room has now emerged as the Country’s leading School for the Blind and today has got a strength of over 900 Blind and Deaf Students.
The Ida Rieu is now imparting education from K.G. to M.A. Level. Many of its students have graduated on merit list. It is worth mentioning that in the past one of our blind student Shahid Siddique had topped the list of Merit in the SSC Examination by surpassing 52 thousand sighted candidates and he again secured top position in Intermediate Examinations.
In addition to the academic achievements, our students are also making outstanding achievements in the Social and extracurricular activities such as Scouting and Girls Guiding, Martial Arts. , Sports and Game Cricket etc., Music, Quiz Competitions and Musical Programs on Radio and Television.
The Ida Rieu is playing a pivotal role in the education and rehabilitation of its Special Children. Many of its students after having received academicals qualification from its College have not only been recruited in other leading Institutions of the Country as Teachers, Professors and Lecturers but are also serving abroad as well. Some of them are also PhD and M.PHIL in their field.
The Ida Rieu keeping pace with the modern technologies in association with AI-Ebrahim Eye Hospital and LRBT has established Low Vision Assessment Clinic at its premises where clinical assessment of the Low Vision is carried out regularly.
Our journey to show the path of success to our students is never ending. This will continue Insha’Allah for all times to come with the help and support of our well-wishers and worthy donors.