Society of the Blind in Malaysia (SBM)

  • Malaysia    Disability, Human Rights, Social Welfare
Raised So Far MYR 5,675

Society of the Blind in Malaysia (SBM)

The Society of the Blind in Malaysia is a non-religious, non- political, national voluntary organisation of blind individuals of all races and from all walks of life resident in Malaysia dedicated to the task of securing equal rights and opportunitie.

  • To encourage visually impaired persons in Malaysia to work for their mutual socio-economic advancement and their common good.
  • To uphold the rights of blind people to live as participating and contributing citizens of this country and promote their legitimate interests
  • To promote communication and understanding among members
  • To promote sports and recreation for the blind
  • To monitor and/or assess services provided for the blind by government and non-governmental bodies and other civil society movement
  • To advocate, present the considered views and recommendations of The Society on matters concerning blind to relevant bodies
  • To co-operate with other organizations to achieve the objectives of The Society
  • To work towards overcoming social barriers and to promote integration between blind and sighted people
  • To promote the general well-being of the blind
  Types of services provided          :              
  • Welfare scheme
  • Natural Disaster Relief Scheme
  • Child Education Assistance Scheme
  • Equipment Loan Scheme – for members
  • Equipment Loan Scheme – for office bearers
  • Short term courses such as ICT, massage and culinary
  • Excursions, sports and recreations

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