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Agencies Serving Blind & Partially Sighted People

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Complete list of countries

A comprehensive list of agencies, charities and organisations that support blind and partially sighted people, with contact details and information about services and activities.

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Samoa
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Serbia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Slovak Republic
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
St Kitts and Nevis
St Lucia
St Vincent and the Grenadines
Sudan
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria


Sierra Leone


Milton Margai School for the Blind
PO Box 533, Wilkinson Road, Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Tel: +232 22 230126
Web: www.miltonmargaischool.org
Activities: The school follows a normal Primary curriculum but with extra emphasis on Braille reading and writing and on typing.

Sierra Leone Association of the Blind (SLAB)
5 Walpole Street, Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Postal address: PM Bag 851, Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Contact person: Emma Parker
Tel: +232 22 227657
Fax: +232 22 224439
Email: slab76205@yahoo.com
Activities: Sierra Leone Association of the Blind (SLAB) embarks on a series of advocacy programmes, adult literacy and skill training classes and some income generating activities to assist blind adults become useful, productive and independent as most of the blind population could not be gainfully employed. SLAB has branches in Northern, Eastern and Southern regions of Sierra Leone and schools for blind children have been established by SLAB in these regions. SLAB operates a Braille Printing Press, located at the Government Printing department in Freetown. New papers, magazines and textbooks for primary, secondary, college and university students and the reading blind, are now being printed in Braille.

 



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