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African National Members

Regional Office-African Union of the Blind

African Union of the Blind (AFUB)
Union Africaine des Aveugles (UAFA)
P.O. Box 72872-00200
Nairobi, Kenya

International liaison: Lucas Amoda, Acting Executive Director
(English/Portugues/Español)
Phone: +254 704 37 6300
E-mail: lucas@afub-uafa.org; lucasamoda@gmail.com
 
Regional President: Ishumael Zhou, Zimbabwe
E-mail: ishumaelzhou@gmail.com; zimnationalleague@gmail.com
 

Algeria

Organisation Nationale des Aveugles Algériens
4, Boulevard Mohamed Khemisti
Alger, Algeria
 
Contact: Belhaddad, M'Barek
Phone/Fax: +213 21 634 189
E-mail: onaa.unio31@gmail.com

Angola

Associação Nacional de Cegos e Amblíopes de Angola (ANCAA)
Rua Soba Mandume Complexo da Sidadela Desportiva pilares
42/44 primeiro andar, Angola

Contact 1: André Francisco Wenceslas Muginga, President
Contact 2: Manuel Ribeiro Gundo, Vice President 
Phone: +244 924 250 935 / +244 918 336 428

Benin

Association pour la Promotion et l'Intégration Sociale des Aveugles et Amblyopes du Bénin (APISAAB)
B.P.540
Cotonou, Benin
 
Contact 1: Henri Montcho, President
Contact 2: Paul Ayamou, Secretary General
Phone: +229-97-132 125
Fax: +229-301-365

Burkina Faso

Union Nationale des Associations Burkinabé pour la Promotion des Aveugles et Malvoyants (UN-ABPAM)
Rue 944, Antoine NangaPorte 968
BP 5588
Ouagadougou 01, Burkina Faso
 
Mr. Christophe Oule, President
Phone/Fax: +226 34 33 86
 
Mr. Souleymane Ouedraogo, Secrétaire Général
 

Burundi

Association Nationale des Aveugles du Burundi
B.P. 6174 Kinindo, Burundi
C/O Ministère des Affaires Sociales et De la Promotion de la Femme

Contact: Jean Bosco Ntunzwenimana, President
Phone: +257 915463
Fax: +257 21 61 02

Cameroon

Association Nationale des Aveugles du Cameroun
Accueil Notre-Dame de la Paix
B.P. 190
Dschang, Cameroon
 
Paul Tezanou, President
Phone/Fax: +237 3451 251
 
Eveline Angonwi Nongne, AFUB Vice  President
Chairperson, AFUB Women's Committee
Phone: +237 656 118 424
 

Cape Verde

Associaçäo dos Deficientes Visuais de Cabo Verde (ADEVIC)
C/O Centro Nacional de Reabilitaçäo de Deficientes em Achada Säo Filipe
Cidade de Praia, Cabo Verde
 
Contact: Marciano Mendes Monteiro, President
Phone: +238-264-7378 / 993-4397

Central African Republic

Union Nationale des Aveugles Centrafricains (UNAC)
P.O. Box 2195
Bangui, Central African Republic
 
M. Laombaye Charlemagne, President
Mme. Elodie Régina Ouague Forret, Vice President
Phone: +236-77-44-86-42 / 75-76-09-86 / 70-96-38-17

Chad

Centre d'Éducaton et de Formation des Déficients Visuels (CEFODEV)
B.P. 3068
N'Djamena, Tchad
 
Contact: Noubadoum Rimadoum Dieudone, President
Phone: +235 63 03 23 53
Fax: +235 53 3096 / 53 4606

Congo Brazzaville

Union Nationale des Aveugles et Malvoyants du Congo (UNAMAC)
16ter, rue Bakotas Poto-poto II
Brazzaville, Congo
 
Contact: Kokolo Claudier Cyr Mesmond
Int'l contact: Thérèse Kamango Ntoyo, Vice President
Phone: +242 06 982 1291 / +242 05 556 1351

Congo, Democratic Rep.

Union Nationale des Aveugles du Congo
BP 265 Kinshasa VII
Democratic Republic of Congo
 
Contact: Maitre Dominique Ngalamulume Tshibasu, President
Phone: +243 81 515 00 67 / 89 58 95 548

Cote d'Ivoire

Association Nationale des Aveugles et Volontaires pour la Promotion des Aveugles de Cote d'Ivoire (ANAVPACI)
04 BP 520
Abidjan 04, Cote D'Ivoire
 
Contact: Mr. Bahi Fallet Julien, President
Phone: +225 20 336 020 / 07 843294 / 05340796
Fax: +225-21-246-770

Djibouti

Association Djiboutienne des Aveugles
BP 408
Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti
 
Contact 1: Idris Moumin, President & Principal, School of the Blind
Contact 2: SungDuck Cho, Regional Director of Hisan
Phone: +253 21 36 0999 / 77 81 15 37/ 77 04 63 74

Egypt

Fajr Al-Tanweer Association of the Blind in Egypt
7 Mohammed Badr St.
Qubri Elqubba, Cairo, Egypt
 
Contact: Mr. Amr Hassan, Chairman
Contact: Dina Foda, Vice-President
Phone: +202 22 569637 / +202 22 569659
Fax: +202 24 503289

Eritrea

Eritrea National Association of the Blind (ERNAB)
Lbne Dngel Street, House Nº 40,
P.O. Box 615
Asmara, Eritrea
 
Contact: Kiflom Weldegebreal, Manager
Phone/Fax: +291-1-122-435
E-mail: ernabyear2017@gmail.com  

Ethiopia

Ethiopia National Association of the Blind (ENAB)
P.O. Box 30057
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
 
Contact: Mr Wesen Alemu, President
Phone: +251-111 1021 / 911-73 50 23
Fax: +251-111 55 51 62

Gabon

Union Nationale des Aveugles et Malvoyants du Gabon
BP 18155
Libreville, Gabon

Contact: Mr. Jean Claude Minko
Phone: +241-050-726-504
Fax: +241-050-762-954

Contact: Mme. Mbanzoghe Marie Pierrette
Email: pmbanzoghe@yahoo.fr

Gambia

Gambia Organization of the Visually Impaired (GOVI)
Opposite Mdi Road, Kanifing South, KMC
P.O. Box 2053, Serre Kunda
Gambia
 
President: Ndey Yassin Secka
Executive Director: Lamin Colley 
Phone: +220-437 7797 / 999 7746/ 798 7746

Ghana

Ghana Blind Union
P.O. Box AC496
Barnes Road, Opposite National Museum
Accra, Ghana
 
Contact: Ms. Ayishetu Ibrahim, President
Phone: +233 302 680 102 / 680 097

Contact: Dr. Peter Obeng-Asamoa, Executive Director

Guinea Bissau

Associacão Guinense para Reabilitaçao e Integracão e Integração dos Cegos (AGRICE)
Rua Auerolino Cruz, CP 320 Agrice Bissau
Bissau, Guinea Bissau

Contact: Manuel Lopes Rodrigues, President
Phone: +245-320-6910
E-mail: agricebis@yahoo.com.br; manuellopesrodriguez@hotmail.com

Guinea Conakry

Association Guinéenne pour la Promotion des Aveugles (AGUIPA) 
15 Rue Mayet
B.P. 3494
Conakry, Guinea

Contact: Mme. Nancy Rose Crespin, Chair
Contact: M. Mamadou Drame
Phone: +224 664 661110

Guinea Ecuatorial

Organización Nacional de Ciegos de Guinea Ecuatorial (ONCIGE)
C/Patricio Lumumba s/n Elá Nguema
425 Malabo, Guinea Ecuatorial

Contact: Juan Rocoso Bolopo, President
Phone: +240 333 094659 / 222 233638

Kenya

Kenya Union of the Blind
Off Airport North Rd, Embakasi
P.O. Box 34510 – 00100
Nairobi, Kenya
 
Contact: Hassan Agufana Jackson, Chief Executive Officer
Phone/Fax: +254 20 820504 / 5
E-mail: admin@kub.or.ke; agufana.jackson@gmail.com
Web: www.kub.or.ke

Lesotho

Lesotho National League of the Visually Impaired Persons
Ministry of Health Headquarters Building
Corner Constitution and Linare Road
Floor 5, Room 501
Maseru, Lesotho
 
Contact: Mr. Thabiso Masenyetse, Executive Director
Cc: Cecilia Rahlao, Administrative Secretary/ Accountant
Phone: +266 22 317 428
Fax: +266 22 324 997

Liberia

Liberia Christian Association of the Blind (CAB)
3rd Street, Saye Town, Sinkor
P.O. Box 10-1198
1000 Monrovia 10, Liberia
 
Beyan Kota, President
Phone/Fax: +231 770002003 (WhatsApp) / 886510354
 
Liberian National Association of the Blind (LNAB)
Ministry of Health Compounds
Capitol by-pass, Morgan's Apts.
5th Street, Sinkor,
P.O. Box 10-4336, Monrovia, Liberia
 
Contact 1: Myer Raymond Nagbe, President
Contact 2: Philip Kun-Smith, Secretary General
Phone: +231-22-226-507
Fax: +231-22-227-838 / 226-356

Libya

Libyan Association for the Blind
P.O. Box 583
Benghazi, Libya

Director: Mohamed A. Saud
Phone: +218-61-909-5831
Fax: +218-61-949-6831
Al-Noor Society of the Blind
P.O. Box 3770/40504
Tripoli, Libya
 
Executive Director, Master Addusalam F.M. Alrteib
Chairman, Dr. Saleh Mansour Alttaib
Phone: +218 21 483 3583 / 2
Fax: +218 21 483 3581
E-mail: alnoorlibya1@gmail.com 

Madagascar

Association des Aveugles de Madagascar
Lot IPJ 18 Ambonisoa Itaosy
BP 8011, Antananarivo 102, Madagascar
 
Contact: 
Phone: +261-20-22-22356
Fax: +261-20-22-33902

Malawi

Malawi Union of the Blind
P.O. Box 5092
Limbe, Malawi
 
Contact: Ezekiel Kumwenda​, Executive Director​
Phone: +265 888 852 391 / 999 952 391

Mali

Union Malienne des Aveugles
BP 377
Bamako (Faldie), Mali
 
President: Mr. Hadji Barry
Phone: +223 66 71 87 88

Mauritania

Association Nationale des Aveugles de Mauritanie
Avenue CAPEC, BP 1037
Nouakchott, Wilaya du Sud, Mauritania
 
Contact: Mohamed Salem Bouh, President
Phone: +222 46 45 21 72 80 / 46 41 75 83

Mauritius

Lizie Dan La Main - “Union des Aveugles de l'Ile Maurice”
Louis Pasteur Street
Curepipe, Mauritius
 
Contact: Reynolds Permal, President
Phone: +230-675-1777 / 757-6411
Fax: +230-670-2676

Morocco

Organisation Alaouite pour la Protection des Aveugles au Maroc
8, rue Hussein 1er, BP 369
Rabat, Morocco
 
Contact: Her Highness Princess Lalla LAMIA ESOOLH, President
Contact: Mohammed Ez-zaoui
Phone: +212-537-731724
Fax: +212-537-707435

Mozambique

Associação dos Cegos e Amblíopes de Moçambique (ACAMO)
C.P.864, Rua Frei João dos Santos nº 237,
Beira, Mozambique
 
Contact: Sérgio Miguel da Concienção, President
Phone: +258 823 811 360 / +258 824 216 200
E-mail: acamobeira@yahoo.com.br; sergiomc73@gmail.com  

Namibia

Namibian Federation of the Visually Impaired
P.O. Box 8480
Windhoek, Namibia
 
Contact: Moses Nghipandulwa, Executive Director
Contact: Josephine Lazarus
Phone: +264-61-220-835
Fax: +264-61-231-428

Niger

Union Nationale des Aveugles du Niger (UNAN)
BP 2393
Niamey, Niger
 
President: Abdou Nouhou
Secretart General, Boureima Bouda Ismaila
Phone: +227-96450727/ 96580428

Nigeria

Nigeria Association of the Blind
55 Akintan Street, Off Clegg Street, Via Western Avenue
Ojuelegba, Surulere
Lagos, Nigeria
 
Contact: Contact: Ishiyaku Adamu, President
Phone: +234-80-38078210
Email: ishaqgsu@gmail.cominfo@nigeriaassociationoftheblind.org

Contact 2: Mme. Esther Andrew Awu
Phone: +234-80-29609992
E-mail: andrew.esther@yahoo.com
Web: www.nigeriaassociationoftheblind.org

Rwanda

Rwandese Union of the Blind
P.O. Box 1527
Kigali, Rwanda
 
Contact: Donatilla Kanimba, Executive Director
Phone: +250 252 576097

Sao Tome et Principe

Associaçao de Cegos e Amblíopes de S. Tomé e Principe (ACASTEP)
Centro de Artesanato: Trindade
Caixa Postal 253
Sao Tomé, Sao Tomé et Principe
 
Contact: Francisco Nogueira, Executive Secretary
Phone: +239 222 5921 / 994 5119 / 990 9733
E-mail: acastep2012@hotmail.com

Senegal

Amitiés des Aveugles du Sénégal (AAS)
Siège Sociale Parcele 5624 Champ des Courses
Pikine Icotaf – Dakar
Senegal
 
Contact 1: Mr. Laba Cissé Diop
Phone: +221-77 655 9895
 
Contact 2: Moussa Thiare, Secretary General
E-mail: moussa.thiare@ucad.edu.sn​

Seychelles

Seychelles Union of the Blind
P.O. Box 1401, Victoria
Mahe, Seychelles
 
Contact: Ms. Brigitte Kieta Lablache
Phone: +248-321-333
Fax: +248-225-507

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Association of the Blind
5 Walpole Street
P.M. Bag 851
Freetown, Sierra Leone
 
Thomas Lebbie, President
Phone: +232 769 78 765 / 886 79 113
 
Kabbakeh Noah, Volunteer Director, kehnoah13@gmail.com
 
James Kenneh, Project Coordinator, jameskenneh87@gmail.com

Somalia

Somalia Association of the Blind
Somali Post, P.O. Box 105
Mogadishu BN 03040, Somalia
 
Contact: Ibrahim Abdulaahi Mohamoud, Chairman
Phone: +252 615 523899

South Africa

The South African National Council for the Blind
P.O. Box 11149 Hatfield
0028 Pretoria, South Africa
 
Eugene Modiri Matshwane, Interim National Executive Director
Thapelo Mogoboya, National Secretariat & Research
Phone: 27-12-452-3811
Fax: 27-12-346-4699
 
South African Library for the Blind
PO Box 115,
Grahamstown, South Africa
 
Contact: Deena Moodley, Director
Phone: +27 46 622 7226
Fax: +27 46 622 4645
Twitter: @SALibBlind​

South Sudan

South Sudan Association of the Visually Impaired (SSAVI)
National Ministry of Education Complex
P.O. Box 567
Juba, South Sudan
 
Contact 1: Ben Lou Poggo, Chairman
Contact 2: Augutino Longulo Ilario, Secretary General 
Phone: +211 954 668091

Sudan

Sudanese National Association of the Blind
Khartoum Bahery Alshabia South Cross Corporation
Khartoum Bahery 271, Sudan
 
Presidentt: Ahmed Ismaiel Ahmed Sakin 
Phone: +249-91 2883464

Swaziland

Swaziland Association of the Visually Impaired Persons (SAVIP)
William Pitcher College
Department of In-Service Training
Manzini City, P.O.Box 6055
Mbabane H100, Swaziland
 
Contact: Cebsile Mchobokazi
Phone: +268-550-2750
E-mail: cebinxu@yahoo.com; celiwensele@yahoo.com

Contact: Musa Makhanya
E-mail: saviplink@gmail.com

Tanzania

Tanzania League of the Blind
P.O. Box 22408
Kariakoo, 8 Chui Street
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
 
Contact: Luis Benedicto Syprian, Chairperson & East Africa Regional Rep
Contact: Emmanuel Simon, Secretary General
Phone: +255-22-2180494 / 2181887
Fax: +255-51183281
 
Zanzibar National Association of the Blind (ZANAB)
P.O. Box 2217
Unguja, Zanzibar, Tanzania
 
Contact: Adil Mohammed Ali, Secretary General
Phone: +255 773 262780 / +255 0777451610

Togo

Association Togolaise des Aveugles
BP 30357
Lomé, Togo
 
Contact: M. Ayassou Komivi, President
Phone/Fax: +228 22 33 38 65

Tunisia

Union Nationale des Aveugles de Tunisie (l'UNAT)
21 Boulevard Bab Benat
Tunis 1006, Tunisia
 
Contact: Mr. Attia Ben Saïd, President
Phone: +216-71-565-630 / 565-634
Fax: +216-71-566-749

Uganda

Uganda National Association of the Blind (UNAB)
Plot 694 Kamuli A, Kierka Namugongo Road
P.O. Box 6938, Kampala, Uganda
 
Contact 1: Julius Musinguzi, Executive Director
Contact 2: Ntege Kizito Kugumikiriza, Chairperson
Phone: +256-772921213 / 703229185
Fax: +256-414-286618

Zambia

Zambia National Federation of the Blind
PO Box 37071
Lusaka, Zambia

Contact: Keshi Chisambi
Phone: +260 955 455 890-097 / 981 2314-096 473 8736
E-mail: federationbl@gmail.com

Zambia Association of the Blind
PO Box 50073
Lusaka 10101, Zambia

Contact: Lazarus Chipenge, President
Contact: Raphael Kamfwa, Secretary General
Phone: +260 95 5761361
E-mail: zambiaassociationoftheblind@gmail.com

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Association of the Visually Handicapped
NO 1, Hellet Street, Masvingo
Private Bag 9215
Masvingo, Zimbabwe
 
President: Clever Gumbo
Executive Director: Timothy Mudarikwa
Phone: +263-39-263931
Fax: +263-39-264484
E-mail: zavh.zim@gmail.com; timmudarikwa@gmail.com

Zimbabwe National League of the Blind (ZNLB)

16489 Brickfield Rd
Thorngrove, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

President: Florence Vhiriri
Executive Director: Ishumael Zhou
Southern Africa Regional Representative
Phone: +263 772 33 2401 / 712 54 2795
E-mail: zimnationalleage@gmail.com; ishumaelzhou@gmail.com
Web: www.znlb.co.zw​

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