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Quadrennial 2019

Quadrennial 2019

The 43rd Conference of the South African National Council for the Blind takes place in Cape Town, from 07 to 13 October 2019 at the Garden Court Nelson Mandela Boulevard. The theme of the Conference is “Changing the Face of Being Blind” and the Order Paper will...
Celebrating our 90th Milestone

Celebrating our 90th Milestone

The SANCB is celebrating a major milestone in 2019: our 90th anniversary! Nine decades of empowering the blind and partially sighted community is something to be proud of … and we wouldn’t be here today without the ongoing support of our donors, well- wishers,...
Breaking bad habits

Breaking bad habits

Poverty and disability tend to ‘hang out’ together: where you find disability, you often find poverty. This is especially true in the blindness sector, which has an unacceptably high unemployment rate. SANCB’s Honorary President Dr William Rowland believes that...
Unveiling Mandela’s Replica

Unveiling Mandela’s Replica

A new one-meter tall statue of Nelson Mandela was unveiled at Sandton’s Nelson Mandela Square in November. The replica, sculpted by Kobus Hattingh, was the result of a partnership between SANCB, Exxaro Mining, Rotarians of Rotary District 9400, the Nelson Mandela...
Safety and Health and the Future of Work

Safety and Health and the Future of Work

The World Blind Union joins International Labour Organization (ILO), governments, employers and workers to observe the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, today April 28. The theme for this year is Safety and Health and the Future of Work. The World Day for...