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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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5th Work Ready Training (On the Job Training) for the Blind- 2019

Blind Youth Association Nepal has been conducting the Basic Office Secretariat Training since 2015. Yet again, BYAN in coordination with SUKALPA International is ready with its 5th batch of Trainees for the Work ready training (On the Job Training). During the Training, the Trainees will undergo sessions on various topics to sharpen their skills and enhance […]

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Second Project Reference Group Meeting

The second meeting regarding “Disability inclusive SRHR and FP policies and Provisions in Nepal” was held on 22nd April 2019 which focused on orientation of project on stakeholders (representatives from 5 groups of disability- Parents federation of persons with intellectual disabilities (PFPID) , National Federation of Deaf Nepal (NDFN) , Center for Independent Living (CIL) […]

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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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