Daan van Niekerk

With a treasured white cane in his hand, ...

Daan is unstoppable What’s your most treasured possession? Perhaps it’s a vintage Dinky car, or a delicate cut-glass vase? For 75-year-old Daan van Niekerk, it’s his white cane...
A doctor screening a patient's eyes for Glaucoma

World Glaucoma Week

March 12 – 18, 2017 marks World Glaucoma Week; a collaboration between the World Glaucoma Association and the World Glaucoma Patient Association. The project is aimed at encouraging people to...
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International Women's Day

8 March 2017 marks International Women’s Day and the theme for this year’s campaign is "Be Bold For Change". On this day we are reminded of the many determined women who,...
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A sneak peek at future education

Assistive technologies are developing rapidly and as they filter into classrooms, visually impaired students can look forward to a much more engaging time at school. SANCB’s former...

With a treasured white cane in his hand, ...

World Glaucoma Week

International Women's Day

A sneak peek at future education

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The SANCB’s Education and Training Division currently supports 22 schools, by promoting collaboration and information sharing around best practices in meeting the educational requirements of...

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It is a well-known fact that prices of assistive devices vary in accordance with the exchange rate. Most of the products which are crucial for visually impaired persons to live independent lives, are...

A Child's Human Right .

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... to Education South Africa celebrated Human Rights Day on 21 March 2017. Although we have come a long way as a country, some fundamental rights as stipulated in our constitution have not yet...

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