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SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL DEAF ASSOCIATION (SANDA)

Sector: Community Development and Transformation
Date Founded: August 2004


Head Of Organisation: Jabulane Blose
Email: jabulane@sanda.org.za
Position: CEO

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Office Telephone: 012 343 0661
Office Email: info@sanda.org.za
Province: National
Street Address:
845 Francis Baard Street,
Arcadia, Pretoria
Gauteng
0007
Postal Address:
PostNet Suite 263, Private Bag X1
NORTHCLIFF, JOHANNESBURG
Gauteng
2115

Mission

To serve as an innovative, responsive and dynamic developmental Deaf organisation that consistently ensures the protection and promotion of the rights, needs and concerns of Deaf people in South Africa. We will achieve this by: Providing service and support that reflects the values, aspirations and culture of Deaf people. Monitoring, advocacy and awareness of Deaf people, deafness and hearing loss Providing strategic Deaf leadership, knowledge management and research Contributing to inclusive policy development that promote mainstreaming of Deaf perspectives to government and society. Continuous capacity and development of staff for consistently high work output and growth. Reflecting, through our work, an enhanced quality of life and well-being of Deaf people.

Vision

Empowered Deaf people with equal opportunities and fulfilment in a barrier-free South Africa.

Activities

• Advocacy and Awareness - Improved rigorous advocacy, awareness and public education campaigns and capacity to contribute towards an accessible society.

• Disability - Capacity building, lobbying to influence policies

• Creative Arts - DeafNative Theatre showcase artistic talents of Deaf artists

• Job Creation & Skills Development - Increased participation of Deaf people as entrepreneurs in the economic activities of the economy.

• Teaching and Training (tertiary/ adult/community level) - Inclusive education that promotes human rights, social justice, access, equity and redress of Deaf people.

• Sport & Recreation

• Women - Championing South African Deaf Women Association (SADWA) as Deaf women development programme

Networks or Memberships

South African Disability Alliance (SADA)


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