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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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UN Traineeship Programme – Cohort VII

On behalf of the United Nations in Nepal, Real Solutions Private Limited, invites applications from potential Nepali candidates belonging to socially excluded groups. The programme will be for 11 months period with a full time on the job training assignments with access to mentoring and practical experiences in an international UN working environment. Opportunities for […]

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27th International Day of Person with Disabilities(PWD) !

Unleashing the voice with “Count Me Include Me”, 1000’s of pwd’s shout-out in a rally for protecting their rights. Various governmental and non-governmental organization were part of it which started from Pragya Pratisthan to Social Welfare Council. And the huge number of participation from Nepal Association of the Blind (NAB), Blind Youth Association Nepal (BYAN) […]

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Successfully organised 6th Annual General Assembly

BYAN organized a yearly general assembly for a day which included Central board members, members from seven chapters and guests from various governmental and non-governmental organizations.  Our honorable guest “Labor, employment and social security minister Mr. Gokarna Bista inaugurated the program. He gave an empowering speech mentioning to bring an impactful educational and employment program […]

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