We at SAMBT wish our Managing Trustee: Ian Hutton, well in his retirement. Read here below in Ian’s own words, why he is looking forward to every day being Sunday. Ian leaves behind an organisation with clear goals, that is financially sound and with a team of committed staff members. Through Ian’s efforts, nearly 4 500 Read more about Farewell but not Goodbye[…]
Thanks to you, our supporters, donors, friends and partners, we did it! We managed to continue training blind people to be independent. Came March 2020 and the world was turned upside-down. And so it was for us at SAMBT. As Covid-19 struck, we found ourselves walking on shifting sands, our plans for the year in Read more about We Did It![…]
James is a pensioner. His home is in rural North West Province. James is blind. Kidibone is teaching him. She is teaching him how to use a white cane. This is how she tells it. “When I landed at James’s place two weeks ago, he already knew about me from my previous clients and he Read more about Dignity Regained[…]
Chances are you have never heard of it. Well, it is a town in the Eastern Free State. And it’s not that small a place either – with at least 60 000 inhabitants. It spills through the foothills of the imposing Drakensberg mountains. There are two large malls there and the town centre is busy, Read more about There is no such place as nowhere[…]
South African Mobility for the Blind Trust (SAMBT): “I Feel Human Again” the story of Thembi Nkosi. Thembi lives in Newcastle area in South Africa. She received Orientation and Mobility training from Bongani Maleka in 2016.