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Photo of a child playing with a Braillin doll A Child's Human Right ...
... 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...
Left to right, top to bottom: Helen Keller, Diane Schuur, Trischa Zorn Hudson an 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...
Photo of Johannes “Boet” Koetzee, an elderly cataract patient with an eye patch Thank you for helping to restore the precious gift of sight
A group of visually impaired patients had an eye-opening experience at Job Shimankana Tabane Hospital in Rustenburg last year, when our medical team...
This image has no alternative text. Joining hands with Japan
The Japanese are renowned for living balanced lives so it’s fitting that the Japanese Embassy has agreed to fund a new Resource Room at the...
This image has no alternative text. Help us beat the budget blues
Fundraising is one of the SANCB’s most important and most difficult activities. A monthly commitment from donors, made either by EFT or debit order,...
Complicit in Exclusion "Complicit in Exclusion" report launch
The South African National Council for the Blind was invited by the South African Human Rights Commission and Human Rights Watch to the report launch...
Picture of Marita reading Braille On the brink of an exciting career
Marita Erlank was born a perfectly healthy child but in her eighth year, she was diagnosed with a brain tumour. After many months and surgeries,...
Photo Danielle Bouwer Acceptance helps build a happy life
Acceptance from society – including from the people we love, from our friends and even from strangers – is usually one of the core...
Photo of William Masilela next to a Mercedes What a rush!
A dream comes true It’s such a pleasure to do good things for deserving people, and SANCB was happy to have a hand in making a dream come...
Photos of students in this article Optimistic about the future
– thanks to friends like you – and Optima Studying at Optima College has changed the lives of thousands of blind and partially sighted...