Association of the Blind
SUMMIT FOR ERADICATING STREET BEGGING AMONG PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN NORTHERN NIGERIA
The Nigeria Association of the Blind (NAB) proposed a two-day summit, with the goal of “Eradicating Street begging among persons living with disabilities in Northern Nigeria”.
The summit would be attended by government officials, Disabled People’s Organizations (DPO), representatives of street beggars, community and religious leaders, the media and other interested parties with the purpose of formulating a problem-solving strategy. Read More download
NAB primary aim is to achieve better living conditions for the blind and visually impaired persons resident in Nigeria through the promotion of inclusive education, vocational training, employment, community participation, rights advocacy, increased awareness about blindness and campaigning for legislation and protecting the rights of blind and partially sighted persons in Nigeria in accordance with the United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
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NAB is the umbrella body for all associations/organisation of/for the blind in Nigeria.
It is the leading charity association in Nigeria with membership in 36 states and the federal capital territory.
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