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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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Authorities positive for development of Freindly education policies for BPS- Province 3

The new year 2020 started with the program organised for the development of friendly policy and sensitization and increasing the understainding of  the policy makers in povince 3.  It is important, and out past experience has demonstrated that the policy makers do not write policies without possessing in-depth understanding on the issue. What is also true […]

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Vacancy for the post of Project Coordinator and Field 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 organisation, BYAN plays a proactive roles in the formulation, amendment and implementation of BPS related legal provisions, and in organising and capacity-building of BPS youth across the country. BYAN works in […]

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दृष्टिविहिन तथा न्यूनदृष्टिविहिनयुक्त व्यक्तिहरुको राहत दरबन्दी सुनिस्चितताका लागि वकालत

  शिक्षक सेवा आयोगद्वारा लिइएको परिक्षामा करिव ७० जना दृष्टिविहिन परिक्षाथीहरू उतिर्ण भएका छन जस मध्ये करिव ५० जनाको हाराहारिमा राहत दरवन्दीमा कार्यरत रहेका छन । उनीहरुले शिक्षक सेवा आयोगको परीक्षा उत्रिन गरे पश्चात  रिक्त हुन आएको  उत्त राहत दरबन्दीमा विभिन्न बिद्यालयहरुले अफुखुसी दरवन्दि परिवर्तन गरि अपांगता नभएका व्यक्तिहरुलाई रोजगारी दिन खोजिएको विषयमा नेत्रहीन युवा […]

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