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League of Friends of the Blind est. 1932/3

EMPOWER | EDUCATE | EMPLOY | E‑NNOVATE

Our tailored programmes are designed to assist our clients as well as their colleagues to ensure a safe and comfortable work environment. We are able to EDUCATE you, your staff and help your business grow.

Help your business grow

We can assist you to improve your reach into a unique market of customers generally overlooked through improving your staff's understanding and products design for blind and visually impaired persons.

Getting rid of the fears

Working with blind persons can initially be intimidating; we can assist with tailored programmes for staff or clients to assist with improving working environments.

In the workplace

Losing your sight does not have to mean losing your job.

Our expert staff is able to conduct workplace assessments as well as offer training specifically related to visual impairment and blindness.

Our approach is unique as we consider a holistic approach to the individuals return to work programme, including an assessment of the adjustments required in the individual’s home environment which might impact on their work attendance and performance.

Who we work with

We have provided this paid for service to government departments, tertiary institutions, businesses and individuals who require this specialised service. Contact pro@lofob.org.za for more information, or complete the form below.

Recruitment

After completing training, our clients are suitably equipped to enter employment. We offer the opportunity to match your needs with the most suitable client. Contact us with a description of your needs and we can assist you to find the best candidate. 

Braille Printing Service

We offer a Braille printing service to assist you with making information accessible to blind and visually impaired people who are Braille literate. The service included proof reading done by clients in training. Our clients have included Pink Drive and the Western Cape Police Ombudsman.  

Transcription service

Another paid for service done in partnership with Hard Hat a company specialising in administration, logistics and virtual assistant support. Our transcribers are all blind and are able to generate income through delivering this service. Ideal for university students and academics, we are able to offer competitive rates.  

Perkins Brailler repairs

We have a qualified serviceman that will repair your Perkins Brailler. Our blind consultant will ensure a speedy turnaround time. Depending on the distance we may be able to offer a collection and drop off service at an additional cost.