Every year on October 15, International White Cane Awareness Day, officially recognized by the United Nations. On this day, the Heart Light Organization for Service in Sulaimaniyah held ceremony for the people who are blind. Kurdistan save the Children on this special day presented 50 of braille pens and 200 white cane as gifts to the people who are blind.
The White Cane is known as a friend of the people who are blind, because it informs them and helps them when they are used. As the blind talk about it, they intend to commemorate that day, to warn people about the rights of the blind people.