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Blind Rivoni learners close roads in protest

April 10, 2019

LIMPOPO: Blind learners from Rivoni School for the Blind have blocked several roads leading to Elim Hospital to protest for better accommodation and classrooms.

Hope for visually impaired rural people

May 3, 2018
News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – Despite most public libraries now offering hope to visually impaired people through the South African Libraries For The Blind Project, many blind people in rural areas remain unemployed with limited opportunities.

Top honours for visually impaired matrics

January 18, 2017
Disability   News   Rural Reflections  

Despite having attended classes in dilapidated buildings, the disabled pupils of Rivoni School for the Blind in rural Limpopo have managed to pass their matric with flying colours.

New sport Goalball takes off in Vhembe

November 25, 2016

Goalball – a sport designed specifically for blind athletes but attracts sighted players too – has proved to be unexpectedly popular in rural Vhembe, Limpopo, drawing a large crowd to the area’s first ever Goalball Tournament.

Blind kids in the dark

November 18, 2015

Blind children have no braille textbooks and are being taught by teachers who cannot mark their work because they don’t know braille.