Crossing Oceans with a White Cane

The International Association for the Visually Impaired (IAVI) is a Japan-based group that supports blind exchange students who visit from developing nations, helping them acquire trade skills such as massage and acupuncture. 3 years ago, the group struggled with the termination of the funding that the Japanese government had once offered. Now with the spread of the coronavirus, exchange students face even more unexpected challenges as this program follows 1 year of their experiences.