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What is the issue?

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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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अपाङ्गता भएका युवा लक्षित नमुना युवा संसद अभ्यासमा सहभागिताका निम्ति आवेदन फारम

नेत्रहिन युवा सङ्घ नेपाल दृष्टीसम्बन्धी अपाङ्गता भएका युवाहरूद्वारा स्थापित र सञ्चालित संस्था हो। देशभर दश शाखा रहेको यस संस्थामा हाल पाँच सयभन्दा बढी दृष्टिसम्बन्धी अपाङ्गता भएका युवाहरू आवद्ध छन्। यस संस्थाले अपाङ्गता भएका युवाहरूको शिक्षा, यौन तथा प्रजनन् स्वास्थ्य, रोजगारी, राजनितिक सहभागिता, क्षमता विकासलगायत विभिन्न क्षेत्रमा कार्य गर्दै आइरहेको छ।  यसै सन्दर्भमा यस संस्थाले अपाङ्गता […]

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International Youth Day Celebrations by Blind Youth Association Nepal (BYAN)

Blind Youth Association Nepal (BYAN) marked the International Youth Day 2023 with a series of impactful events, reaffirming its commitment to inclusivity, awareness, and advocacy. In Surkhet, an orator competition at Shikhar Secondary School engaged 80 participants, promoting awareness about sexual and reproductive health rights. Anu Singh emerged as the winner, contributing to vital discussions […]

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Hiring at BYAN, persons with physical disabilities in round circle with voter registration card

Vacancy Announcement-Project Officer (Kathmandu based with frequent field visits)

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 role 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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