BECOME A FRIEND OF FEDERAL NIGERIA SOCIETY FOR THE BLIND.
Offer personal or cooperate service by donation of skills, time, products etc. to the Society and our Vocational Training Center(VTC).
The Center provides a two year Vocational Training Program to enable blind adults and adolescents from all over the Federation acquire skills. They can acquire skills in line with their interests whether that be academically or vocationally inclined.
ABOUT OUR CENTER
The Center provides a two year Vocational Training Program to enable blind adults and adolescents from all over the Federation acquire skills in Handicrafts, Braille Reading and writing, Dictaphone Typing, Computer, Mobility, Tie and Dye, and Bead making necessary for job placement in industries or for self-employment.
To date, over 2,000 blind men and women have benefited from the training and some of the graduates are in gainful employment.
OUR SUPPORT STRUCTURE
The society prepares trainees to be self-employed, it also solicits employment opportunities with organizations and governments where the skills learnt could be put into effective use. Follow-up visits are made to ex-trainees and those requiring assistance are helped within the limit of the resources of the society...
MAJOR TRACKS OF IMPACTS
The period of training for trainees is two years and some of the handicraft taught includes Cane Work - Weaving of baskets of various kinds, chairs, trays etc.
Rafia Work - Weaving of shopping bags, handbags, Bead making and Tie and Dye and many others
100+ CREATED PRODUCTS
Our Principals (Board Of Trustees)
The society is headed by members of the board of trustees and there are eighteen (18) Executive council members who bring their expertise and experience to bear while serving voluntarily on various committees to chart the path for the society through regular meetings.