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Roses are red, violets are blue; laughter makes us happy, special friendships too...Happy Valentine’s Month to you! We need your help in spreading the love to the estimated 1 million...
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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...

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Our Social Inclusion & Support Officers attended a ‘Start and Improve your Business’ training of trainers programme at our head office in Pretoria. The training commenced on Sunday 10...

Inclusion and Development

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Our social-outreach projects have ensured that many organisations are started at a community level to share skills of entrepreneurial development through a variety of accessible and sustainable means...

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SANCB has a comprehensive fundraising programme which sustains our budget of R34 million a year. We raise the majority of this money from private individuals, corporates and government to sustain all...

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Posted: 24 Jan 2016
Our Social Inclusion & Support Officers attended a ‘Start and Improve your Business’ training of trainers programme at our head...
Posted: 24 Oct 2015
It’s that time of year when SANCB’s Bureau for the Prevention of Blindness performs their famous “cataract blitzes”, where...

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