Some thought provoking facts surface after KBT director’s recent Africa trip

– 80-87 percent of individuals who are blind are in developing countries.– 80-85 percent of blindness is preventable, though the number of blind caused by infections diseases is decreasing. In the developing world, cataracts are the largest cause amongst adults and hygiene of pregnant mother is the largest cause amongst new-born– 90-95 percent do not Read more about Some thought provoking facts surface after KBT director’s recent Africa trip[…]

Integrated Approach to Braille Literacy, An Update on KBT’s progress

The Kilimanjaro Blind Trust, with its partners, has been setting up an integrated approach of providing new Braille machines to institutions where there are not enough for each blind student to have his or her own machine. The Trust has also run training programs to prepare more repair people so that a machine can be Read more about Integrated Approach to Braille Literacy, An Update on KBT’s progress[…]