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S A Guide-Dogs conquer the Millennium Bridge

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Despite gloomy weather on 25 November S A Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind (GDA) in KZN embarked on an awareness walk over Durban’s Millennium Bridge in Umhlanga. Guide Dog owners, Gordon ‘O Connor and Kalairani Chetty did not let peak traffic deter them from the walk which started at Hirsch’s Home Store in Umhlanga to […]

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FIELDWORKER TRAINING

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The College of Orientation and Mobility has just finished a month long training course for six fieldworkers who are employed by the Mpumalanga Department of Health. Their primary job is to provide basic training to visually impaired clients in the community. As there are not enough qualified Orientation and Mobility Practitioners, these workers assist by […]

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Employee of the Month – October

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Mmalomile Mokoena was voted by the staff as the Employee of the Month – October. Mmalomile was recognised for her willingness to go above and beyond her job to assist the College of Orientation and Mobility (COM) students and her colleagues at COM. Well done Mmalomile! Congratulations to Maria the runner-up. A special mention to […]

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Golf day at Umdoni Park Golf Club

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Despite wet and misty conditions, golfers set off in high spirits at the Umdoni Park Golf Club. The breath taking views throughout the course took a back seat as the competition between the four balls heated up. The KZN team would like to thank all our sponsors and participants for their support of this year’s […]

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FORD DO IT DAY

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On 13 September 2016, Ford After Sales Department from Silverton Ford in Pretoria, rolled up their sleeves at S A Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind.  This was part of Ford Do It Day which is a Ford Global Initiative enabling the staff at Ford to give back to the community. What a fabulous day! FCSD […]

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SA guide dogs world sight gala dinner

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S A Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind hosted their second Gala Dinner in recognition of World Sight Day on Saturday, 15 October at Kelvin Grove. The founders of World Sight Day, Lions International joined forces with the Association as one of the headline sponsors together with 476 Charitable Trust. Premier Helen Zille wore a blindfold […]

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A treat for our Senior Citizens on World Sight Day

20161020-gauteng-news-senior-citizens-tea_htm_3e72ac7f4d636ade In honour of World Sight Day, S A Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind held its first Senior Citizens Tea on 13 October 2016 under the Syringa tree at the training residence at Gladysat Gladys Evans Training Centre. The day started with an introduction by Pieter van Niekerk, our Head of PR who handed over to [...]
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World Sight Day

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SA Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind (GDA) recently hosted its first Coffee Date morning, on World Sight Day in Durban North. New volunteers and GDA supporters spent time getting to know each other whilst learning more about GDA and the plans for KZN. Guide Dog owner Kalairani Chetty with Guide Dog Eddie were guests of […]

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Puppy Raising visit to Montecasino Bird Gardens

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Puppies are Xander, Zak, Dawson, Ellis and Elvis.   

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Pretoria FM

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Pieter van Niekerk and Guide Dog O’Reilly visited Pretoria FM with Jana de Jager (puppy raiser) and Enzo (four months). We thank Pretoria FM for the photo and sound track.

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