Be My Eyes is a free app that connects blind and low vision people with sighted volunteers and company representatives for visual assistance through a live video call.
More than 1,700,000 volunteers have signed up in the app to assist 100,000+ blind and low-vision users worldwide with anything from navigating unfamiliar surroundings to reading labels. The app is now used in 150+ countries and in over 180+ languages. This makes the Be My Eyes one of the biggest micro-volunteering platforms in the world.
Every day, volunteers lend their eyes to solve challenges, both big and small, in the day-to-day lives of the blind and low vision people.
Furthermore, Be My Eyes bridges the gap between blind and low-vision people and sighted people, as it gives them a platform to come together and cooperate on a task, giving the sighted volunteers a direct look into the life of a blind or low-vision people.
Bringing sight to blind and low-vision people (Micro-volunteering)