16th November marked the International Day of Tolerance. Members of the blind and
visually impaired community would like to ask the general public for more patience
and support when they are out and about with their guide dogs on public transport.
International Day of Tolerance started in 1996 as an initiative of UNESCO.
Annamari Kardon felt a huge burden lift of her chest: her guide dog Szikra passed
the traffic safety test.
Annamari is no stranger to feeling the stress of an exam situation as she is a musician.
Sitting at the piano during an exam is completely different from holding the harness of my guide dog.
Infra has been over a very difficult time, as in July, her owner, Sándor, died in a fatal accident. By now, there is no trauma remained in Infra and she was looking forward to guard the steps of a person with visual impairment. Her whish was fulfilled,
Rozé and her visually impaired owner Ivett have successfully passed the road safety test and are now ready to start their new independent life together.