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Advocacy and Empowerment Article Series

Advocacy and Empowerment Article Series

As part of the SANCB’s active and ongoing advocacy and empowerment programmes, a series of articles would be included on our website as a valuable repository of useful and informative information on blindness. We hope you will read these articles, which, aside...
RATIFY THE MARRAKESH TREATY NOW!

RATIFY THE MARRAKESH TREATY NOW!

Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled”. The goal of the Treaty is to help to end the book famine faced by people who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print...
Say yes to training

Say yes to training

Zakariya Moola was born without sight. But this didn’t stop him from matriculating . . . obtaining a degree . . . and starting a business. “My first long-term job was selling paper. Then I opened Zak’s Stationers in Durban in May 2009. By God’s grace it worked. It’s...
Our business lifts us up

Our business lifts us up

A bare piece of land has been transformed into a thriving hydroponic garden by the Chaneng Association for the Blind. The self- help group produces vegetables and honey all year around, but their business was hamstrung by a tiny local market. Then Royal Bafokeng...
We miss our library

We miss our library

For many years, the SANCB’s library in Pretoria was a hive of activity. It was extremely well stocked and served students from Optima College and universities. Unfortunately, it closed in 2014 due to financial challenges. It was a major blow to our efforts to give...