The African Union of the Blind (AFUB) is an umbrella organisation of 57 member organisations of and for blind and partially sighted persons in 51 African countries. We are one of the most active regions of the World Blind Union (WBU), and enjoy observer status with the African Union under then OAU Resolution CM/Res.944 (XL). AFUB is registered as an International Non-governmental organisation in Kenya, where it enjoys semi-consulate status.
Our vision is:
“A continent where blind and partially sighted persons enjoy equal rights, social inclusion and full participation in development”
Our mission is:
“To strengthen member organisations and create unity of purpose among them, through capacity building and advocacy, in partnership with governments, international agencies and other stakeholders”