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Planning in a pandemic

Planning in a pandemic

Living through Covid-19 has been eye-opening. We’ve learned that life can turn on a dime. So it’s important to get our affairs in order. This could mean reuniting with estranged friends or family, cleaning out your cupboards – or getting your Will up to date! While...
Blind in a pandemic

Blind in a pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has thrown up challenges for us all. However, people with visual impairments must navigate unique day-to-day challenges. Their social world is limited to what they can hear. That range becomes smaller when people are social distancing. Many...
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...
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...
From hearts to hands

From hearts to hands

White canes play a starring role in the lives of visually impaired persons. Once they’re accustomed to using a cane, they rarely leave home without it. One teenager who loves her cane is Angelina Khumalo*. The SANCB supported her with a cane when she was a child, and...