Eye Health focus on World Sight Day

The world will focus on eye care awareness as World Sight day is celebrated on 13th October 2022.  This year’s theme is: “love your eyes”.  This day, celebrated annually on the second Thursday of October is called to draw global attention on blindness and visual impairment.  The League of Friends[…]

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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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51 year old completes her matric, despite being blind

“You’re never too old to learn!” So says feisty 51 year-old Sadia Daniels, who despite being visually impaired, overcame the odds to complete her Matric and receive a Bachelor’s pass. Daniels says this is more than achieving a qualification, to her it’s a triumph over the challenges that blindness presented[…]

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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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