Founder

Founder

Professor Muhammad Ilyas Ayoub

Muhammad Ilyas Ayub a visually impaired philanthropist is a professor of English in Government College Mirpur Azad Kashmir (Pakistan). He received basic training in Braille from Sun Rise Institute for the Blind in Lahore.
A gold medalist in Bachelor of Arts from Government College Mirpur, Master degree holder in English Literature from Punjab University Lahore, M.A in Islamic Studies from Government College Mirpur and M.A in Special Education from A.I.O.U, he appeared as the first-ever visually impaired candidate in Public Service Commission Examination from Azad Kashmir.

He established Azad Kashmir Association of the Blind (AKAB) in 1994 and AKAB School for the Blind in 2000. Professor was honored with "Pride of Performance" (by A,J,K Government"). He is principal of AKAB School for the Blind and President Azad Kashmir Association of the Blind (AKAB).