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A photo of two learners with a Perkins brailler High hopes for Marrakesh
In case you haven’t heard, the Marrakesh Treaty came into force on 30 September 2016. It seeks to boost the volume of texts for blind and print...
A photo of a group of visually impaired entrepreneurs with their products Powering up the blind community
Knowing what price tag to put on your product is a tricky business – and unfortunately, incorrect pricing can sink the best efforts of our...
A photo of people working in a vegetable garden Making 67 minutes count
We’re grateful to each and every person who supported visually impaired South Africans as part of their 67 Minutes for Madiba on 18 July last...
A group of young people wearing blue ovaralls standing in a line The sky’s the limit for Colette
15-year-old Colette Roos has got gumption! When her parents couldn’t afford to send her to a Space Camp in the USA, this plucky teenager took...
Photo of Prudence sitting, reading braille Reading without sight
A hereditary eye condition that had affected her father, grandfather, and some of her siblings did not skip 27-year-old Hlobisile Prudence Sithole....
Copy of the article about Mary in Drum Mary overcome her hardships
We’re so proud of Mary Ganyile, a 50-year-old blind mother of five from Orange Farm in Johannesburg, who recently featured in Drum magazine....
Photo of SANCB staff celebrating Casual Day Shining stars!
Another Casual Day has come and gone, and we would like to thank you, our loyal supporters for again rallying behind the cause of empowering people...
Photo of vegetable garden Ikemiseng grows to new heights
The SANCB’s Ikemiseng Agriculture Project, a self- help group for blind and partially sighted people in GaRankuwa, is feeling truly blessed....
This image has no alternative text. Meet some of the students at Optima College
A great start to the next phase of life Leon became blind two years ago, and soon realised that studying at Optima was the quickest way to adapt to...
Photo of Advokaat Binza Your hand enriches lives at Optima College
With three courses on offer – Introduction to Computers; Call Centre; and IT End User Computing – students leave Optima a lot closer to...