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تأسست جمعية المكفوفين الأهلية بمنطقة الرياض (كفيف) عام 1428هـ، وتم تسجيلها رسمياً بوزارة العمل والتنمية الاجتماعية بالرقم (400) وتقوم على عدد من الخدمات والبرامج الاجتماعية والنفسية والتربوية لذوي الإعاقة البصرية من الجنسين، وأسرهم والعاملين في حقل الإعاقة البصرية.

 About us:

  

Our association of the blind (kafeef) is a non-profit organization, located in Riyadh Saudi Arabia.

established in 2008 to serve persons who are blind and visually impaired  to learn independent living skills job training skills that considered the special requirements of their individual visual impairments.

The comity board of the association consists of 11 members, 8 males and 3 females, the majority of them are blind.

In 2010 The association became member of the world blind union.

We are planning to expand and develop our services to become the most comprehensive rehabilitation center in the middle east, offering a complete personal adjustment program, vocational courses, vision rehabilitation services and training, recreational and fun activities, assistive technology learning program, job placement assistance, and a college preparatory program.

 

Our association consists of several units:

-A rehabilitation and training center, the goal of the center is to prepare individuals who are blind or visually impaired to function independently in the "sighted" society.

Since its establishment in 2009, the center has been providing several rehab and training programs yearly, serving hundreds of (kafeef) members.

The center is working to be accredited by the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation in Saudi Arabia.

-a recreational club (najem), provides fun, cultural, and art activities weekly, participates in the local and international events held in the community.

-A braille press, produces books in many sources of knowledge, and materials upon request, it also works on developing tactile drawing and maps.

-An audio tactile library contains braille books raised maps, talking materials.

-A sport center, with several body building devices, an individual and group sport games.

- low vision center provides a rehab training to those who have remaining vision, and also offer them with the special low vision aids.

 

Part of our major goals is to build up a partnerships with agencies serving people with Blindness or Visual Impairments locally and worldwide.

 

as we all know Blindness is no respecter of persons. It strikes without regard to age, race, religion, sex or nationality.

Whether you are a person who is nearly blinded, a (kafeef) member , a professional worker in the blindness field, or someone interested in dealing with the area of blindness, we cordially invite you to visit our center and meet our professional and capable staff, and be a member of our association.  

Our working days are: from Sunday to Thursday, from 9 am, to 4 pm.

We believe with no training disability may cause deficiency and poverty, but with proper training it will be a source of creativity and energy.

To contact us you can call:

Dr. Nasser Al Mosa, board president.

Mob: +966-505-202546

Anwar Al Nassar, Vice-comity board – executive director.

Mob:+966-554415590