WHO WE ARE

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Our Story

Tanzania League of the Blind is a registered non-governmental organization that is committed to improve the quality of life of people with  visual impairment in Tanzania through lobbying and advocacy; awareness raising; information sharing; facilitating access to education and vocational training; and economic empowerment. In pursuing this mission, TLB networks with other like-minded organization and take cognisance of the cross cutting issues of gender, HIV/AIDS, environment and good governance.

Tanzania League of the Blind (TLB) is the only national Non-governmental Organisation operated by the blinds and visually impaired themselves in Tanzania. It has around 35,245 members with 104 district branches countrywide.

 

The blind students of Manoleo Vocational Training centre (VTC) in Tabora Region founded TLB in 1964. It was a forum to discuss the problems they encountered and also for voicing their grievances against hostile environment of the centre and for the equalization of opportunities for the blind and visually impaired people in Tanzania.

The organisation grew up and became a national organization following its registration in 1972 under societies Ordinance Cap.337 of 1959 and was issued a registration no. SO 5034.

OUR MISSION & VISION

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Our Vision

TLB envisions a society, which promotes equality for all including people with visual impairment, in all aspects of human development.

Our Mission

Tanzania League of the Blind is a registered non-governmental organization that is committed to improve the quality of life of people with visual impairment in Tanzania through lobbying and advocacy; awareness raising; information sharing; facilitating access to education and vocational training; and economic empowerment.

In pursuing this mission TLB will network with other likeminded organizations and take cognizance of the cross cutting issues of gender, HIV/AIDS, environment and good governance.

 

We Are Helping Hands

Tanzania League of the Blind is a registered non-governmental organization that is committed to improve the quality of life of people with visual impairment in Tanzania through lobbying and advocacy; awareness raising; information sharing; facilitating access to education and vocational training; and economic empowerment.

In pursuing this mission TLB will network with other likeminded organizations and take cognizance of the cross cutting issues of gender, HIV/AIDS, environment and good governance.

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NEWS & EVENTS

Volunteers Joined

5500 +

Successfull Events

250 +

People Donated

2110 +

Made Life

1500 +