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St Christopher’s school

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Robin Giles and Gail Spooner, together with guide dogs Kenya and Nixon presented a talk at St Christopher’s school in Pietermaritzburg.

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Durban Country Club

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Di Turner, together with the other charities,  being presented with a cheque from the ladies at Durban Country Club. Thanks you to all the lady golfers for their wonderful donation of R25,000.

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Insure Group Managers sponsorship of Kislev

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Kislev’s visit to the Insure Group on 7 July 2015. To quote Sarie Breet: Firstly, it was a miracle happening in our company.  It was the best ‘therapy’ imaginable for every person. I have never met such an adorable and clever dog.  And never have I met such a passionate and proficient ‘puppy raiser’ like […]

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Fly Fishing Event – Dullstroom

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GDA held their annual Fly Fishing Competition in Dullstroom on the 29th August 2015.  It was a beautiful spring morning when 43 anglers headed out with the goal of catching the longest fish.     The winning trout were caught five minutes apart at the two dams that were the furthest apart. Dr Stephen Watson […]

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Visit to Martin & Martin Factory in Celebration

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Visit to Martin & Martin Factory in Celebration of International Assistance Dogs Week International Assistance Dog Week (IADW) was created to recognise all the devoted, hardworking assistance dogs helping individuals mitigate their impairment-related limitations. Assistance dogs transform the lives of their human partners with debilitating physical and mental disabilities by serving as their companion, helper, […]

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Jazzing Around Concert

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Cat Simoni and the Anthony Yoko Band (Anthony Yoko on drums, John Fresk on piano and Graeme “birthday boy” Currie on Base) had the audience entranced from start to finish.  The versatile Cat Simoni is warm, witty and she sings like a nightingale. Cat supported the dogs by singing songs made famous by Judy Garland, […]

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Absa Commercial Winelands Team

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Vincent and Gatsby were very excited to accept the cheque of R10 000.00 from the Absa Commercial Winelands Team for a bronze Guide Dog Sponsorship!  THANK YOU for your very generous contribution.

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News and testimonials

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Ian Hutton P O Box 28995, Kensington 2101, South Africa www.sambt.org.za Tel: 011 648 9035 or 011 024 1654 Fax: 086 6666629 office@sambt.org.za As a blind person myself and as Managing Trustee of the SA Mobility for the Blind Trust,  I, without hesitation, endorse the work of the College of Orientation and Mobility.Orientation and Mobility Training […]

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COLLEGE OF ORIENTATION & MOBILITY

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Did you know that a person with visual impairments can use an iPhone independently? Yes, you have heard correctly, an iPhone with a touch pad! Recently Pieter van Niekerk came to demonstrate his mobile phone to the students at the College of Orientation and Mobility and also gave them an opportunity to try it out. […]

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COLLEGE OF ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY & GURUHUT

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GuruHut, a software company, has been a long-term supporter of the S A Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind. Recently their team visited us for a teambuilding event. The College of Orientation and Mobility students, under the capable management of Rosemary Alexander, hosted them and gave them more than they bargained for! Eating the lovely food […]

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