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Vodacom Kiosk Launch

The South African National Council for the Blind (SANCB) in partnership with Vodacom launched a mobile service kiosk at the SANCB’s Pretoria Head Office on Wednesday 8 June to bring mobile...
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Study at Optima College

Optima College was established in 1985 in Baileys Muckleneuk in Pretoria and is the training facility of the South African National Council for the Blind. It provides training to blind and...
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Prevention of blindness

In our 85 years, we have established the Bureau for the Prevention of Blindness which is our flagship eye-care division. So for over 60 years, we have been travelling around the country to rural...
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Our Enterprise Shop

How does a blind person tell the time or make notes? They use gadgets from our Enterprise Shop. We produce and print Braille and stock a wide range of assistive devices and technology to assist...

Vodacom Kiosk Launch

Study at Optima College

Prevention of blindness

Our Enterprise Shop

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IEC 2016
On Friday 10 June, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) officially opened applications for special votes in the 2016 Municipal Elections which for the first time ever will be available online...

An eye-opening experience!

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A group of cataract patients had an eye-opening experience at Job Shimankana Tabane Hospital in Rustenburg recently when our medical team performed an impressive 40 cataract operations during one...

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The South African National Council for the Blind is pleased to announce that Mr Phillip Bam, former Executive Director and current Vice President of the League of Friends of the Blind (LOFOB) is the...

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