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THE TOUCH OF A GENIUS

THE TOUCH OF A GENIUS

With the festive period and the December holidays now behind us, and as we usher in a new year and a new decade, we at the South African National Council for the Blind (SANCB) take this opportunity to extend our greetings and best wishes to you for 2021. May your...

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EYE CARE AWARENESS MONTH

EYE CARE AWARENESS MONTH

EYE CARE AWARENESS MONTH World Sight Day – 08th October 2020 International White Cane Safety Day – 15th October 2020   October is a very special month in South Africa. It is the month where the whole country focuses on caring for our eyes and is the most...

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A kiss goodbye

A kiss goodbye

The SANCB is always honoured to receive a bequest from one of our donors in their Will. It shows they believe in our mission – and trust that we’ll use their gift wisely. Rest assured, we will!Leaving a bequest to the SANCB has the added benefit of reducing the amount...

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Communication tips

Communication tips

Talking to a blind person for the first time can be intimidating. But blindness is just a physical attribute! Follow these tips to make it more comfortable for you both: Introduce yourself in your normal voice. Use their name, if possible, so they know who you’re...

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Giving life to eye health

Giving life to eye health

Life Healthcare has been a key funder of the SANCB since 2006, when it partnered our Bureau’s mobile eye care programme. This partnership has improved the vision – and the lives – of thousands of children and adults in underprivileged areas. Thank you, Life...

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Learning to fly solo

Learning to fly solo

We thank our donors for supporting visually impaired individuals as they learn to ‘fly’ solo. There’s nothing quite like shedding the weight of dependence and learning to ‘fly’ solo! The SANCB ushers along this process by providing access to white canes and other...

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Order your Orbit

Order your Orbit

The SANCB’s Assistive Technology Centre is proud to be a supplier of the new Orbit Reader 20 Plus Braille Display. The upgraded Orbit includes a book reader, editor, access to email and internet, and onboard translation to and from braille. Now, students can write...

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How you change lives in 24 hours

How you change lives in 24 hours

Cataract surgery is one of the most rewarding procedures performed by the SANCB’s Bureau for the Prevention of Blindness. It’s incredible that 24 hours after surgery, a person with cataract blindness can have their sight restored – and with it the ability to enjoy...

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EFT giving is easy

EFT giving is easy

The SANCB is blessed to have friends who send regular gifts to support our vital services. And with online banking, converting your gifts to monthly donations is as easy as pie. Sign up once and your specified donation will come to us automatically each month, hassle...

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