04/12/2012 - Cape Town Society for the Blind

The main objective of the Cape Town Society for the Blind is to create sustainable wellness for people who are blind or visually impaired.  This objective is achieved through the entry – exit capacity building project with the ultimate goal of placement which is offered at no cost to unemployed people who are blind or visually impaired, 40 of them are offered logistical support operating their own Small Business Units from the premises.  These 40 Small Business Units are the sole bread winners.

The logistical support offered to these Small Business Units is marketing the product range, quality control, final fit and finish of products to afford these Small Business Units to earn a sustainable income.


Cape Town Society for the Blind has a compulsory closure period of two weeks over the festive season and during this period Small Business Units do not earn an income.

Gift of the Givers donates 40 Food Parcels, 40 Detergent and Hygiene Packs.

Total Project Value: R22 412.00

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