Emirates Association of the Visually Impaired
Emirates Association of the Visually Impaired, was founded in (1983). It was publicized and registered by Ministry of Community Development in (UAE) in (1985).
To be innovators and distinguished in supporting visually disabled individuals and enabling them to actively participate in the different areas of life.
Using the potentials and investing the energy of the visually disabled individuals to build this generous country is our target of achievement, because, we believe that they have all it takes to make them creative people in serving their country and communities.
- To integrate the visually impaired in the society.
- To impart daily living skills to the visually impaired members to make them productive.
- To developing the relations between the association and similar organizations, in order to support and improve level of services which provided to the visually impaired in Emirates.
- To highlight through the media on the visually impaired affairs.
- To making the researches, beside to the scientific and field studies which could serve the visually impaired.
- To giving the public opinion, a clear picture of the visually impaired and their requirements.
To activate the voluntary activity in the society and awareness of its importance.
Date : 2014/05/29
Fujairah, in 9th Emirates Championship Goal ball for the Visually Impaired, out classed all other playing teams in the tournament. They defeated Sharjah and Dubai and drew a game with Abu Dhabi to secure total 7 points in the tornament, making them the champions.
Nawaf Khalfan was the top-scorer with 25 goals. The tournament was held at the premises of Eavi in Sharjah.
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Date : 2013/12/28
Trip Organized by RTA in calibration with EAVI, gave an opportunity to around 50 visually impaired members of the association to experience Dubai’s widely hailed project, Dubai metro. Before boarding the train Mr., Abdullah Madani, director of technical Support briefed the members about the services for disable in general and visually impaired in particular.
“The name of the next station is announced and measures have been taken to make the movement of visually impaired easier inside the stations”, informed the official. The visiting member gave various suggestions... Read More »
Date : 2013/12/24
In efert to insure that its members have access to world’s biggest online library for visually impaired and print disable, last year EAVI partnered with www.bookshare.org, enableing interested members to enjoy a large collection of books in a variety of accessible formats. This year association went one step ahead by providing a daisy player to its bookshare members. Recently a training workshoppe was held to help the users of the device take full advantage of all the functionalities of the player. Mr. Ali Abdul Rahim, engineer at Nattiq technology, demonstrated the use... Read More »
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