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Save the Date: 14 October 2017

We always celebrate two important events in October – International White Cane Safety Day and World Sight Day – with a fun walk. The event is aimed at creating awareness about the...
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Syd Askew Centre stays relevant

Over the years, Optima has been blessed with many generous donors who have made a priceless contribution to the SANCB. One such example is the family behind the Syd Askew Centre at our Optima...
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Meet a few of our Optima students

Photo caption: Top, from left to right: Bongi, Vusi and Christina; bottom, from left to right: Meagan and Thembe   My name’s Bongi Bongiwe Skota (32) lives in Pretoria with her...
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Making the most of a golden opportunity

Photo caption: Sesethu Xabanisa believes in facing his challenges head on Can you imagine writing an exam without being able to read the questions or write down your answers? 23-year-old...

Save the Date: 14 October 2017

Syd Askew Centre stays relevant

Meet a few of our Optima students

Making the most of a golden opportunity

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Uber launches UberASSIST

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During April 2017 Uber announced the launch of UberASSIST in Cape Town. Uber has now announced the launch of UberASSIST in Johannesburg! UberASSIST has been designed to provide additional...

Myopia is thriving in modern

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Myopia – or near-sightedness – is becoming more widespread and is expected to become even more prevalent, possibly because people are spending longer periods on tasks using near vision, such as...

Take advantage of lower pric

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Prices have been slashed so much at the SANCB’s Resource Centre that you’ll be forgiven for thinking we’re having a sale. But it’s not a sale – it’s part of our drive to make assistive devices more...

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