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Agencies Serving Blind & Partially Sighted People

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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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Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand
Togo
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan


Tanzania


Chama Cha Wasioona Tanzania
(Tanzania League of the Blind)
Street address: 8 Chui Street, Kariakoo, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Postal address: PO Box 22408, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Contact person: Mr. Emanuel Shimpugwe and Mary Kalumuna
Tel: +255 51183280
Fax: +255 51183281
Email: tanleb@yahoo.co.uk
Activities: Construction of Branch Development Resource Centres for the blind and partially sighted country wide. Running of Anti-Aids campaign programme for the blind and partially sighted people. Running of Education programme for the blind and partially sighted peole (Special Education). Introduction of a Socio-economic and Rehabilitation Programme (SERP). Staff and Leadership Training Programme. Sports, recreation and culture for the blind and partially sighted people.

Helen Keller International
382 Mtitu Street, Upanga Area, PO Box 34424, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Contact person: Manisha Tharaney, Country Director
Tel: +255 22 215 05 27
Fax: +255 22 215 02 67
Activities: Primary eye care, technical assistance for education and rehabilitation of the blind, trachoma control.


Tanzania Braille Printing Press
PO Box 3680, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Contact person: Roman Kibasila
Tel: +255 051 184 271
Fax: +255 511 183 281
Activities: Transcribing books and other literature into braille. Procurement of manilla paper and equipment for visually impaired schools countrywide. Distribution of literature and equipment, maintaining and repairing Perkins braillers, counselling, needs assessment, conducting seminars on braille.

Tanzania League of the Blind
PO Box 22408, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Contact person: Mme Mary Kalumna
Tel: +255 22 2180494
Fax: +255 511 83281
Email: tlb@activist.comtanleb@yahoo.co.uk 
Web: www.tanzanialeagueblind.org/
Activities: TLB is a registered non-governmental organization that is committed to improve the quality of life of people with visual impairment in Tanzania through lobbying and advocacy, awareness raising, information sharing, facilitating access to education and vocational training, and economic empowerment.

Tanzania Society for the Blind
PO Box 2254, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Tel: +255 51 460856
Web: www.tsb.or.tz/
Activities: TSB provides blind and VIP’s within the country with specialised skills development and employment opportunities that will enhance their lives so that they may become independent, self sufficient and empowered members of our society.

Zanzibar National Association of the Blind
PO Box 3441, Zanzibar, Tanzania.
Contact person: Adil Mohammed Ali
Tel: +255 242 231 601
Fax: +255 242 233 299
Email: wasioona@yahoo.com; wasioona@gmail.com
Web: envaya.org/zanab
Activities: The Organisation has an aim at working to improve the quality of life of people with visual impairmrnt in Zanzibar. The Association has registered more than 700 people with visual impairment (blindness and partially sighted people including albinos).

 



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