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image1 Labradors, Buddy and Frankie, assisted with public interaction at the S A Guide-Dogs stand during the recent the Wedding expo, stealing hearts and kisses whilst raising funds for the Association This past weekend the Durban Exhibition Centre was transformed into a wedding wonderland with exhibitors pulling out all the stops to assist brides create the [...]
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Range Day starts with a bang


The excitement was tangible at the start of the first S A Guide-Dogs Association Range Day at the Broadway Shooting Club. Guide Dog owner, Kalai Chetty and Guide Dog, Edwin were guests of honour. The day was a test of skill and speed as shooters battled it out for top honours over four different stages. […]

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S A Guide-Dogs conquer the Millennium Bridge


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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Golf day at Umdoni Park Golf Club


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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World Sight Day


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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Blind computer scientist capped


Tammy Petersen, News24 Willem Venter (Stefan Els, Supplied to News24) Cape Town – After dreaming as a child of making a career of problem solving and analysis, Stellenbosch University (SU) graduate Willem Venter was on Monday officially given the tools to make this dream a reality. The blind student was awarded his degree in computer […]

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Vintage Sports Car Club Pietermaritzburg


Chairman of the Vintage Sports Car Club in Pietermaritzburg presenting their donation cheque to Gail Spooner and Robin Giles. Our thanks to them for their ongoing support in offering us a stand at the show and a donation.

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Umdoni Park Golf Day


We had a lovely day at Umdoni Park Golf Club on Friday for our Golf Day. The rain held off even though we had very strong winds. Thank you to all our sponsors!!

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St Christopher’s school


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


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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