About Us

About Us

The Kwazulu-Natal Society for the Blind (KZN-SB) was established in 1919 and has evolved into a dynamic organization offering a multi-disciplinary approach to access to human rights related services for blind and partially sighted people of KwaZulu-Natal. The organisation prides itself for successful service delivery focusing on the following areas of work

  1. Early Childhood Development (ECD)
  2. Skills development - computer, Braille and cane weaving training
  3. Orientation and mobility
  4. Providing Optometric clinic, in partnership with Brian Holden Institute
  5. Providing residential facility for blind and partial sighted people
  6. Ensuring access to quality rehabilitation services for blind and partial sighted people
  7. Economic Empowerment and business development skills

The organisation was awarded ‘Proudly South African’ status for the period of 2003 – 2013. The eThekwini Municipality also awarded the organisation with a certificate of appreciation during the 9 the Living Legends Award Ceremony of the Municipality in August 2016.

KZN-SB has a Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) rating A Level One (1) status.

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KZN-SB has a Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) rating A Level One (1) status

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OUR PURPOSE, VISION AND MISSION

OUR PURPOSE

To support and initiate the development and implementation of policies, strategies and programmes that impacts on the lives of blind and partially sighted persons of the KwaZulu–Natal Province of South Africa.

OUR VISION

An inclusive society where blind and partially sighted people are treated with dignity and respect

OUR MISSION

To be a pro-active, vibrant, strategically focused organisation in terms of operations and sustainability bringing together partners and potential partners within government, funding agencies, DPOs, civil society and the private sector to improve the quality of life of the blind and partially sighted community.

PARTNERS

Embedded in our culture of hard work, honesty and integrity

Social Development
Ray Nkonyeni Municipality
National Lotteries Commission
Department of Labour
Joint Gender Fund
IDT

To support and initiate the development and implementation of policies, strategies and programmes that impacts on the lives of blind and partially sighted persons of the KwaZulu–Natal Province of South Africa.

GET IN TOUCH

Address: 194 Umbilo Road, Umbilo,
Durban – 4000
Postal: P. O. Box 18702, Dalbridge, 4001
Tel: +27 31 202 7277 / 031 818 1100
Cell: +27 61 414 8397 / 066 024 2908
Fax: +27 31 202 2830
Web: www.kznblind.org.za
E-mail: bhekijele@kznblind.org.za

OUR LOCATION

OFFICE HOURS

We are Available more than 10 hours a day for your service

Mon-Fri :07:30am to 4:30pm

Mon-Fri : Office HoursSpecial Appointment

Location :194 Umbilo Road, Umbilo, Durban – 4000