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According to the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, there are 9548 BPS students undergoing study from grade 1-12 level. Among these, include 4,764 in grade 1-5, 2,987 in grade 6-8, 1,504 in grade 9-10 and 292 in grade 10-11 . The data shows that the number of BPS children significantly drop as they advance to the upper grades. According to EDRC, there are 365 Resource Classes running across the country for the education of blind, deaf and hard of hearing and children with intellectual disabilities of which 79 integrated schools related to BPS and 1 special school.

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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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Call for Expression of Interest for Election access monitoring

Blind Youth Association is an organization establish by the Blind and Partially Sighted Youth of Nepal. With the vision of ‘BPS people of Nepal enjoying dignified life in an inclusive society’. BYAN is currently working in the area of policy advocacy, education, employment disaster risk reduction, political participation and promotion of SRHR of persons with […]

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Call for Expression of Interest

TERMS OF REFERENCE (ToR) TO THE CONSULTANT/AGENCY TO DEVELOP PROPOSAL ON SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RIGHTS AND CAPACITY BUILDING Background : Blind Youth Association is an organisation establish by the Blind and Partially Sighted Youth of Nepal. With the vision of ‘BPS people of Nepal enjoying dignified life in an inclusive society’ BYAN is currently […]

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Translation and interpretation training for BPS

Opportunity for Blind and Partially sighted Youths : Interpretation and Translation trainingBlind Youth Association Nepal(BYAN) has been conducting the Job preparedness training for past 5 years and working in the creation of employment opportunities for blind and partially sighted youths. This year BYAN is going to organise the one month long translation and interpretation training […]

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