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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 System Based Audit of Blind Youth Association Nepal(BYAN)

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 working in the area of policy advocacy, education, employment disaster risk reduction, political participation and SRHR of persons with disabilities in […]

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“2 days leadership development training to young women with disabilities.”

“2 days leadership development training to young women with disabilities.” Date: 25th -26th July 2022 Venue: Pension Vasana, Dillibazar, Kathamndu BYAN seeks to reduce barriers for young women with disabilities to enhance their leadership capacity. Young women with disabilities face double burden in developing nation like Nepal as being a women in the patriarchal country […]

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अन्तर कलेज वक्तृत्वकला प्रतियोगिता

नेत्रहिन युवा संघ नेपालले अन्तरराष्ट्रिय युवा दिवस १२ अगष्ट २०२२ (२७ साउन २०७९) को अवसरमा अन्तर कलेज वक्तृत्वकला प्रतियोगीता आयोजना गर्न गइरहेको छ । प्रतियोगिताको धाँचा र सहभागी हुने प्रकृया । १)सहभागीले निम्न उल्लेखित ३ बिषयहरु मध्य एक बिषय छनौंट गरि उक्त बिषयमा नेपाली भाषामा बोल्नु पर्ने छ । क) राजनीतिमा युवा ख) समाबेशीता राजनीति […]

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