3,000 white canes presented in aid of blind people Society

3,000 white canes presented in aid of blind people

The Ministry of Planning and Investment presented 3,000 white canes to the Vietnam Blind Association (VBA) at a ceremony on December 23, as part of the ministry’s initiative on supporting blind and visually impaired people.
Contest encourages reading culture Society

Contest encourages reading culture

The Centre for Development of Reading Culture and Lifelong Learning, in collaboration with the Vietnam Blind Association, has launched the “Reading books together, overcoming challenges” contest to help people, especially those with disabilities and the blind, improve their awareness of the role of lifelong learning in personal and social development.
Marrakesh Treaty to help the blind Society

Marrakesh Treaty to help the blind

The lack of documents in Braille and audio books, as well as few sign language speakers limits blind people's development, according to Pham Viet Thu, President of the Vietnam Blind Association.
Party official calls for further support for blind community Society

Party official calls for further support for blind community

The Vietnam Fatherland Front and other socio-political organisations should promote communications work and mobilise resources to better support blind people, helping them improve their livelihoods and well integrate into society, a senior Party official said. ​
IT helps the blind get better life Sci-Tech

IT helps the blind get better life

More than 3,500 out of over 1 million blind people in Vietnam have used computer proficiently for the work and daily life, President of the Vietnam Blind Association Pham Viet Thu noted at a conference on solutions to information technology (IT) development for the blind in Hanoi on March 13.
UNICEF engages with disadvantaged youth Society

UNICEF engages with disadvantaged youth

Two teams of blind young people living in a HCM City shelter have created websites for job search and providing resume consultancy targeted at blind people that have won funding from a UNICEF program.