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SA Braille Cup Competition 2017

The SA Braille Cup Competition was conceived out of the Perkins idea of improving braille literacy and awareness in Africa. The first African Braille Cup Competition was held in Ghana in 2012. The...
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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...

SA Braille Cup Competition 2017

Save the Date: 14 October 2017

Syd Askew Centre stays relevant

Meet a few of our Optima students

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Fundraising Gala Dinner!

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Fundraising Gala Dinner: 3 November 2017 – Protea Hotel Fire & Ice: Menlyn Honourable Adv Tshililo Michael Masutha (MP), Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, is co-hosting a...

Register for WCSD Fun Walk!

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The SA National Council for the Blind is inviting all individuals, organisations, schools for persons with visual impairments and interested businesses, to join us for the WHITE CANE SAFETY DAY FUN...

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...

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