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Vodacom Kiosk Launch

The South African National Council for the Blind (SANCB) in partnership with Vodacom launched a mobile service kiosk at the SANCB’s Pretoria Head Office on Wednesday 8 June to bring mobile...
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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...

Vodacom Kiosk Launch

Study at Optima College

Prevention of blindness

Our Enterprise Shop

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Twenty-four years ago Jackson Baloyi’s life took a different turn when he was involved in a tragic road accident which left him blind for the rest of his life. Even though the news of his sight...

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For many years, donors have been steadfast in supporting our efforts to educate and train visually impaired persons. This partnership has resulted in many impressive achievements. But this does not...

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