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Education for visually impaired children in crisis

Children with visual impairments, just like any other pupils, have a right to quality basic education. So why is it that in South Africa, eight out of 10 visually impaired children aren’t in...
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A dream come true

Jimmy Kganyago and Kgaugelo Kalane from Mamelodi experienced the perseverance that only a young child can display when they have their heart on something, when their 6-year old son Masego started...
Daan van Niekerk

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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...
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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...

Education for visually impaired children in crisis

A dream come true

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

World Glaucoma Week

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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...

SASSA Meets With Stakeholder

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Council was represented at an event earlier today, 17 March 2017, where the Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, met with stakeholders at the the Premier Hotel at Oliver Tambo...

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