Asia Pacific National Members

Regional Office – WBU Asia Pacific (WBU-AP)

C/O National Council for the Blind Malaysia

Regional President: Ms. Michiko Tabata, Japan
E-mail: tabacchi@par.odn.ne.jp

Secretary General: Jason Ho, Hong Kong Blind Union
E-mail: jason0924@gmail.com
94B Jalan Tun Sambanthan
Brickfields
50470 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
E-mail: ncftb@po.jaring.my
Tel: +60-3-22724959
Fax: +60-3-22724960
Web: http://wbuap.org/

Australia

Blind Citizens Australia
Chief Executive Officer, Emma Bennison
247-251 Flinders lane Melbourne
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
E-mail: emma.bennison@bca.org.au
cc: naomi.barber@bca.org.au
Phone: 0410 553 383
Web: www.bca.org.ca

Guide Dogs Australia
Principal Policy Advisor, Jaci Armstrong
2-4 Thomas Street, Chatswood NSW 2067
P.O. Box 1965, North Sydney NSW 2059
E-mail: JArmstrong@guidedogs.com.au
Web: www.guidedogsaustralia.com

The Royal Society for the Blind
Executive Director, Damian Papps
Email: damian.papps@rsb.org.au
Phone: 8417 5561 / M: 0431 994 749
230 Pirie St.
Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
Web: www.rsb.org.au

Blind Citizens Australia
Member, Bill Jolley
E-mail: wjolley@bigpond.com

Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam National Association of the Blind
Unit 6-07, Sixth Floor, Plaza Athirah,
Jalan Kubah Makam Diraja, Batu Satu
BA 1912, Negara, Brunei Darussalam
President, Muhammad Hamzi bin Omar
Vice President, Muhammad Jamary bin Danggat
E-mail: secretary.bdnab@gmail.com
Phone: +673 7145391, +673 2222056
Web: bdnab.org

Cambodia

Association of the Blind in Cambodia (ABC)
#132, St: 193 coner of St: 388
P.O. Box: 175
Sangkhat: Toul Sway Prey 1, Khan: Cham Karmon
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
President, Mr. Prum Pech
Executive Director, Mr. Boun Mao
E-mail: abc@online.com.kh; boun.mao@online.com.kh
Phone: +855-23-213 882
HP: +855-12-618-882

China

China Association of the Blind
44 Beichizi Street, Dongcheng District
Beijing 100006, China
President, Mr. Li Qingzhong
E-mail: li.qingzhong@163.com; cc: Nie Jing, 13601301109@163.com
Phone: +86 10 665 80043
Fax: +86 10 665 80041

Hong Kong Blind Union
Unit 13-20, G/F., Tsui Ying House
Tsui Ping Estate, Kwun Tong
Kowloon, HONG KONG, China
President, Ms. Chong Chan Yau
Email: cychong@hkbu.org.hk
Executive Director, Peggy Ko
Email: peggyko@hkbu.hk
Cc: Fiona Lai, fionalai@hkbu.org.hk
Phone: +852-2339-0666
Fax: +852-2338-7850
Web: www.hkbu.org.hk

The Hong Kong Society for the Blind
248 Nam Cheong Street, Shamshuipo
Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Chief Executive, Maureen Tam
E-mail: genadmin@hksb.org.hk, cc: Alice Lee alice.lee@hksb.org.hk
Phone: 852-2778-8332
Fax: 852-2788-1047
Web: www.hksb.org.hk

Institute for the Blind of Taiwan
384 Chung Chen Road Hsin-Chuan
Taipei Jsien Taiwan, Chinese Taipei China
Web: www.ibt.org.tw
Executive Director, Tseng, Han-Lin, Vice Chairman
E-mail: gm@ibt.org.tw; ibt@ibt.org.tw
Phone: 886-2998-5588, Ext 127
Fax: 886-2277-7152

Macau People with Visually Impaired Right Promotion Association
Rua do Padre Antonio Nº18
Edf. Fu Keng, CV-R/C A
Macau, Macau
President, Mr. Chio U IOK
E-mail: mpvirpamacau@gmail.com
Phone: +853 2855 4735

Fiji

Fiji Society for the Blind
PO Box 521
Suva, Fiji
Executive Director, Barbara Farouk,
E-mail: fjsb@connect.com.fj
Phone: 679-338-2-966
Fax: 679-338-7-950


United Blind Persons of Fiji

P.O. Box 16015
Suva, Fiji
President, Sisi Faktaufon
Int’l contact: Sovaia Coalala
Email: sovaia.coalala@fnu.ac.fj
E-mail: ubp@connect.com.fj

Indonesia

Indonesian Blind Union
Persatuan Tunametra Indonesia (Pertuni)
Jalan Raya Bogor Km.19,
Ruko Blok Q No. 13-L, Kramat Jati,
Jakarta Timur 13510, Indonesia
President, Aria Indrawati
E-mail: pertuni.dpp@gmail.com; aria.indrawati@gmail.com
Phone: +62 21 8005480
Fax: +62 21 8013402
Web: pertuni.idp-europe.org

Japan

Japan Braille Library
23-4 Takadanobaba 1-chome, Shinjyuku-ku
Tokyo, 169-8586 Japan
Chairman, Mr. Tetsuji Tanaka
Phone: + 81-3-3363-2554
E-mail: tanakat@nittento.or.jp
Web: www.nittento.or.jp

Japan Federation of the Visually Impaired (JFVI)
18-2 Nishi-Waseda 2-chome, Shinjuku Ku
Tokyo 169-0051, Japan
Member, Mr. Tetsu Takei
E-mail: tetsu.takei@gmail.com
Phone: +81-3-5291-7885
Fax: +81-3-5291-7886

National Committee of Welfare for the Blind in Japan (NCWBJ)
18-2 NishiWaseda 2-chome, Shinjyuku-ku
Tokyo, 169-0051 Japan
Chairman, Mr. Yoshiki Takeshita
E-mail: ncwbj@mbm.nifty.com; welblind@nifty.com
Phone: +81-3-5291-7885
Fax: +81-3-5291-7886
Executive Director, Mr. Chuji Sashida
E-mail: csashida@nifty.com; ncwbj@mbm.nifty.com
Phone: +81-3-5291-7885
Fax: +81-3-5291-7886
Councilor, Ms. Michiko Tabata
E-mail: michkotabata@gmail.com; tabacchi@par.odn.ne.jp
Phone: +81-3-5291-7885
Fax: +81-3-5291-7886

National Council of the Agencies for the Welfare of the Blind (NCWBJ)
3-1-6 Taito, Taito-ku, Tokyo
110-0016 Japan
Chairman, Mr. Masami Masuo
E-mail: ncwbj@mbm.nifty.com
Phone/Fax: +81-3-5291-7885

Tokyo Metropolitan Hachioji School for the Blind
19-22 Daimachi 3-chome, Hachioji-shi
Tokyo 193-0931, Japan
Principal, Ms. Naoto Yamagishi
E-mail: ncwbj@mbm.nifty.com
Phone: +81-3-5291-7885
Fax: +81-3-5291-7886

Tokyo Metropolitan Bunkyo School for the Blind
1-7-6, Koraku Bunkyo-ku
Tokyo 112-0004, Japan
Principal, Mr. Toshio Kimura
E-mail: ncwbj@mbm.nifty.com
Phone: +81-3-5291-7885
Fax: +81-3-5291-7886

Republic of Korea (South Korea)

Korea Blind Union
6F Eroom Centre 17-13 Yeouido-dong
Yeongdeungpo-gu
Seoul 07236, Republic of Korea
President, Mr. Byong Don, Lee
Vice President, Mr. Young-il Kim
Email: ykim@chosun.ac.kr
Secretary General, Mr. Sungjun Ha
E-mail: kbuwel@chol.com; pigha1976@naver.com
Phone: +82-2-950-0101, +82-2-799-1000
Fax: +82-2-6925-1117
Web: www.kbuwel.or.kr

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea)

Blind Association of Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea)
Ansangthaek Street, Sohung-Dong, Moranbong-District,
Pyongyang, DPR of Korea
President, Mr. Kim Chol Ung
E-Mail: kfpd729@star-co.net.kp
Tel: 850-2-18111381-8061
Fax: 850-2-381-4410/4416
Web: http://www.naenara.com.kp/sites/kfpd/

Laos

Lao Association of the Blind
233 Unit 2, Hongkaikeo, Chanthabouly,
Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR
Kongkeo Tounalom, President
Phone: +85621-414949
Fax: +85621-261577
Mob: +85620-55725550
E-mail: lab.laos@yahoo.com
Web: www.lablao.org/

Malaysia

National Council for the Blind Malaysia (NCBM)
Unit 13-8, Level 13
Menara Sentral Vista
Nº 150, Jalan Sultan Abdul Samad, Brickfields
50470 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Mr. Moses Choo Siew Cheong, Executive Director
Phone: +60 3-2276 2973
Fax: +60 3 2276 1653
E-mail: moseschoo@ncbm.org.my; info@ncbm.org.my
Web: ncbm.org.my

Society of the Blind in Malaysia
24 Jalan Tun Sambanthan 3
50470 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
(Tuan Haji) Mohamed Nazari bin Haji Othman, President
Phone: 60-3-2274-6162
Fax: 60-3-2274-3818
E-mail: admin@sbm.org.my; mnazari_sbm@yahoo.com
Web: sbm.org.my

Mongolia

Mongolian National Federation of the Blind
Post Office Box- 511
Ulanbaatar, Mongolia
Mrs. Gerel Dondovdorj, President
Phone/Fax: 976-70044179
E-mail: gereldondow@gmail.com

Myanmar

Myanmar National Association of the Blind
No 1371 Thayaraye Street (1)
Hydepark, Insein Township
Yangon, Myanmar
Aungko Myint, President
Ms. Yamin Ohnmar, Secretary General
Phone: +95 9 36410672
E-mail: mnabgeneralsecretary@gmail.com
Web: www.mnab-myanmar.org

New Zealand

Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand
Ground Floor, 113 Adelaide Road
Newtown, Wellington 6022
P.O. Box 7144, Newtown
Wellington 6242, New Zealand
Ms. Rose Wilkinson, Executive Officer
Phone: +64-4-389-0039
Fax: +64-4-389-0030
E-mail: rwilkinson@abcnz.org.nz
Web: www.abcnz.org.nz
Contact: Ms. Paula Waby, Representative
Email: paula.waby4@gmail.com

Papua New Guinea – Special Member

Papua New Guinea Blind Union (PNG-BU)
P.O. Box 4634, Boroko NCD, PNG
Port Moresby Capital City of Papua New Guinea
PNG Central Province 111 Code 0502
Kaman Kelly Wasup, Interim Chairman
Phone: +675 724 72381
E-mail: kamankelly7@gmail.com

Philippines

Philippine Blind Union
Manila Blind Church
Project 4, Quezon City
Philippines
Jose Robredo, Chairman & President, butchrobredo@yahoo.com
Victor Rescober, Exec. Vice President, rescober.victor@gmail.com
Eliseo dela Paz, Secretary, ely_delapaz@yahoo.com
Phone: +63 917 723 2723 / +63 062 991 6614
Fax: +63 062-991-6614
Gina Rose P, Balanlay, National Secretary
Legaspi Premium Development Corporation
Suite 508, Jose Cojuangco and Sons Bldg
119 Dela Rose corner Castro St Legaspi Village, Makati City, Philippines
Phone: (02) 818 3911 Loc 8251
Mobile: +63 929 243 5146
E-mail: philippineblindunion@yahoo.com

Samoa – Special Member

Prevention of Blindness, Rehabilitation and Education of Blind Persons
P.O. Box 3295
Apia, Samoa
President, Ms. Faatino Utumapu
Phone: 685-24998
Fax: 685-24000
E-mail: tino.mutumapu@gmail.com

Singapore [INACTIVE MEMBER]

Blind Sports Association (Singapore)
469 MacPherson Rd. #02-03
Singapore, Singapore
Andrew Chew
Phone: 65-6487-4552
Fax: 65-6286-4382
E-mail: jeowch@singmet.com.sg

Independent Society of the Blind
Contact: Cheng Hock Kua
Phone: 65-6286-4555
Fax: 65-6286-4554
E-mail: adaptive@singnet.com.sg

Thailand

Caulfield Foundation for the Blind
1424 / 268, Prachasongkhroa 16 Rd
Bangkok, Thailand
Aurora Sribuapan
Phone: 66-2-276-1141
Fax: 66-2-275-3104

Thailand Association of the Blind
85/1-2 Soi Boonyoo Dindaeng Road
Samsennai, Prayathai
Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Mr. Ekkamol Phaetthayanan, President
Email: akepat21@hotmail.com
Dr. Nantanoot Suwannawut (Dr. Apple), Secretary
Kathy P. (Premma P.), International Relations,
Phone: 66-2-246-3835
Fax: 66-2-245-9846
E-mail: kittysario50@gmail.com
Web: www.tab.or.th/tabgroup/

Foundation for the Employment Promotion of the Blind
Pecharat Techavachara
Phone: 662-678-063
Fax: 662-678-0765
E-mail: pecharat@gmail.com

Association of Blind Women in Thailand (ABWT)
No.38, Amarin village house 2
Nawanin Road, Soi Nawamin90
Ramintra, Khannayao
Bangkok 10230, Thailand
E-mail: abwt12@hotmail.com

Timor l’Este

East Timor Blind Union (ETBU)
Becora Herois da Patria
Dili, Timor l’Este
Umbelino D. Cruz Da Costa, Executive Director
Phone: +670-77855248 / +670-77578230
E-mail: etbu2018@gmail.com

East Timor Blind Association
Associação Halibur Deficiência Matan Timor Leste (AHDMTL)
Manleuana, Dili, Timor l´Este
Gaspar Afonso, Executive Director
Phone: +670 77338176 / 77947869
E-mail: defisiensiamatan@gmail.com

Tonga

Tonga National Visual Impairment Association
P.O. Box 172, Nuku’alofa, Tonga
Mr. Ofeina Leka, President
Ms. Ola Vena, Office Manager
Phone: +676 771 0042
E-mail: mr.ofa.leka@gmail.com; tnvia.tonga@gmail.com

Vietnam

Vietnam Blind Association
1139 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street
Ba Dinh District Hanoi, Vietnam
Mr. Pham Viet Thu, President
Phone: +84-243-8489226/+84-243-8489827
Fax: +84-243-8452537
E-mail: haitran_vba@yahoo.com; haitranvba@gmail.com

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