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

Algeria

Organisation Nationale des Aveugles Algériens
4, Boulevard Mohamed Khemisti
Alger, Algeria
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
André Francisco Wenceslas Muginga, President
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
Henri Montcho, President
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Idris Moumin, President & Principal, School of the Blind
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
Mr. Amr Hassan, Chairman
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
Kiflom Weldegebreal, Manager
Phone/Fax: +291-1-122-435

Eswatini (formerly Swaziland)

Eswatini Association of the Visually Impaired Persons (ESAVIP)
C/o National Libraries in Manzini
P.O. Box 3086
Manzini City, Eswatini
Chairperson: Nondumiso Shongwe, nondumisothandiswashongwe@gmail.com
Other contact: Mr. Bongani Makama, linksavip@gmail.com
Phone: +268 7622 3117 / +268 7664 7613

Ethiopia

Ethiopia National Association of the Blind (ENAB)
P.O. Box 30057
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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
Mr. Jean Claude Minko
Phone: +241-050-726-504
Fax: +241-050-762-954Contact: 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
Ms. Ayishetu Ibrahim, President
Phone: +233 302 680 102 / 680 097
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
Pedro Cabral, Interim President
Phone: +245-320-6910

Guinea Conakry

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

Mme. Nancy Rose Crespin, Chair
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

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
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
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
Myer Raymond Nagbe, President
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
Phone: +261-20-22-22356
Fax: +261-20-22-33902

Malawi

Malawi Union of the Blind
P.O. Box 5092
Limbe, Malawi
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
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
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
Her Highness Princess Lalla LAMIA ESOOLH, President
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
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
Moses Nghipandulwa, Executive Director
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
Ishiyaku Adamu, President
Phone: +234-80-38078210
Email: ishaqgsu@gmail.cominfo@nigeriaassociationoftheblind.org
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
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
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
Mr. Laba Cissé Diop
Phone: +221-77 655 9895
Moussa Thiare, Secretary General
E-mail: moussa.thiare@ucad.edu.sn​

Seychelles

Seychelles Union of the Blind
P.O. Box 1401, Victoria
Mahe, Seychelles
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
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
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
Ben Lou Poggo, Chairman
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
President: Ahmed Ismaiel Ahmed Sakin
Phone: +249-91 2883464

Tanzania

Tanzania League of the Blind
P.O. Box 22408
Kariakoo, 8 Chui Street
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Paul Mathias, Chairperson
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
Adil Mohammed Ali, Secretary General
Phone: +255 773 262780 / +255 0777451610

Togo

Association Togolaise des Aveugles
BP 30357
Lomé, Togo
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
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
Julius Musinguzi, Executive Director
Ntege Kizito Kugumikiriza, Chairperson
Phone: +256-772921213 / 703229185
Fax: +256-414-286618

Zambia

Zambia National Federation of the Blind
PO Box 37071
Lusaka, Zambia
Keshi Chisambi
Phone: +260 955 455 890-097 / 981 2314-096 473 8736

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

Lazarus Chipenge, President
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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