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Pravin Gordhan's 2018 Budget Speech (photo credit: www.gosouth.co.za) Response to the 2018 Budget Speech
Photo caption: Pravin Gordhan's 2018 Budget Speech (photo credit: www.gosouth.co.za) Government's shifting and restated emphasis, as listed...
A SANCB staff member showing Resource Centre products to an exhibition visitor Celebrating Eye Care Awareness Month
October 2016 was Eye Care Awareness Month (ECAM) and the SANCB had a busy and productive month. Our Bureau for the Prevention of Blindness...
Picture of an artist working ‘Drawing as Seeing’ art classes
Debora and Pamela lead a class called "Seeing Through Drawing". It is an innovative drawing class for people with low and no vision, and...
Picture of two hands reading braille Braille Printing at Council
Council now offers an exciting new service; braille printing. In the past we have received numerous requests for braille printing from various...
Picture of a stick man walking with a cane Circle of Light
Circle of Light is the newsletter of one of Council's member organisations, the Lighthouse Association for the Blind. Please click here to...
Nishen, from Council, weeding at Lerato with other volunteers in background Volunteering our gardening skills
Volunteers from Council and Mutual and Federal assisting Lerato Agricultural Project with weeding and other tasks. They enjoyed a hot but fun-filled...
Example origami Accessible origami project
by Lindy van der Merwe The Accessible Origami Project provides text-only instructions for blind and partially sighted adults and children, enabling...
Shubham Banerjee with the Braigo 12-year-old created Braille printer with Lego set
Shubham Banerjee, a seventh-grade student from Santa Clara, California, developed a Braille printer using toy construction Lego pieces. The...
Photo of Ikemiseng's beautiful vegetable garden Our turn to give
What a wonderful feeling it is to give rather than receive! Last year, SANCB staff members collected food; jerseys and blankets to brighten up the...
Photo of the staff members with the low-vision simulators Sensitising our staff
Sometimes we get so bogged down when doing our daily work that we forget why we are actually here. We get used to doing things in a set way without...