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What is the issue?

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The teaching-learning needs are still to be adapted to the needs of BPS. Use of Braille text books is the main mode of teaching-learning where such text books are reached to the students very lately or even after the completion of particular academic year or students have to barely depend on old text books or need to share a set of text books among 2 or more class mates. The provisions of writing assistant while taking an examination is also an issue that is constantly posing barrier to the BPS students while taking examinations.

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What do we do?

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BYAN does awareness raising, advocacy, capacity building, organizing and networking to promote: accessible and appropriate education for blind and partially sighted; youth empowerment; health rights; employment; disability-centred disaster preparedness and rehabilitation; and to enhance the personal and social skills of BPS persons. We target children and adolescence youth to enhance their daily living, personal management and life skills, including orientation and mobility, washing and sanitation, dressing, self-hygiene etc.

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Model United Nation (MUN) workshop for student with Disabilities.

MUN workshop is annually organized by Youth Thinker Society (YTS) in collaboration with youth led organizations. This year we are happy to announce Blind Youth Association Nepal (BYAN)- Kathmandu Chapter collaborated with YTS and conducted MUN workshop on the theme of ” Enhancing participation of women in cooperative sector” in BYAN central office, Sukedhara, Kathmandu.  […]

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Vacancy announcement for the Post of Project Coordinator and Advocacy Officer

Blind Youth Association Nepal (BYAN) is a national NGO established and run by the Blind and Partially Sighted (BPS) youth of Nepal. As a rights-based organization, BYAN plays a proactive roles in the formulation, amendment and implementation of BPS related legal provisions, and in organizing and capacity-building of BPS youth across the country. BYAN works in […]

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Vacancy for Accountant

Blind Youth Association Nepal (BYAN) is a not for profit Non- Governmental Organization (NGO) established by the Blind and Partially Sighted (BPS) youth of Nepal. It is a national association for youth aged between 18-35 years. As a rights-based organisation, BYAN intends to play a proactive roles in the formulation, amendment and implementation of BPS […]

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