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Increase in crime against blind people: LOFOB

An increase in attacks on blind people in Cape Town has hampered their feelings of independence and has restricted their ability to move around. So said League of Friends of the Blind (LOFOB) manager Heidi Volkwyn, whose organisation aims to help those on their path to adjust to blindness, gain[…]

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LOFOB fearful following 4 burglaries in a week

Patrons of the League of Friends of the Blind (LOFOB) in Grassy Park have been left traumatised following a spate of break-ins at the busy centre. This past week alone, LOFOB experienced four break-ins at its Klip road premises. In the most recent incident on Saturday afternoon, suspects stole mobile[…]

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Braille student registers at mainstream madrassa

History was made this week when a student using Braille as a method of instruction for the first time passed through the doors of a South African mainstream madrassa. While Gafsa Robertson’s physical sight has dramatically deteriorated in the past four years, she has not lost sight of her ultimate[…]

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