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Exhibition of creative work of women with disability

Jewellery from the workshopWithin the project Impowerment of women with disability as precondition for social inclusion, which the Association of visually impaired citizens implements with financial support of US Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in partnership with the Association of paraplegyc from Doboj, regarding to the International women's day, on March 05, in Tuzla was organized exhibition of creative work of women with disability. The aim of the event which brought about attention of the media was promotion of creative abilities of women with disability.

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By adaptation of room improved conditions for work

renovation of spaceBecause of high concentracion of damp and poor state in general, in the Association of visually impaired citizens, last summer had to start adaptation of room which they use. Regarding to intensity of work, long preparations preceded to adaptation. Construction companies from Tuzla provided building material.

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Interesting book introduced in Tuzla

book PromotionWithin the project Equal blind child in ordinari classroom, supported from the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, ministry for work, social policy and return of Tuzla canton and Tuzla municipality, the Association of visually impaired citizens of Tuzla organized promotion of the book Visual impairment and learning which took place in Tuzla hotel on February 20th 2013. Representatives of local authority, academic community, disability organizations, as well as the parents of blind and partially sighted children were part of the event. The book, which authors are Natalie Barraga and Jane Erin, university professors from the USA is translated from English into Bosnian language.

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The ministry for war disabled soldiers issues of Tuzla canton realized long planned initiative

ministar urucuje laptopThe initiative for supplying laptops for 13 war disabled soldiers from Tuzla canton has started few years ago. The ministry in charge did not have enough information about sinthetic speech programs without which blind person can not use computer. One blind soldier, member of the Association, raised issue of supplying laptops, offering model how to achieve acceptable and the cheapest solution. Because of high price of JAWS, NVD, as open source is suggested which is accepted. When laptops were bought, Mirsad Sara?evi?, member of the Association installed NVDA and set the machine for use of blind persons.

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Dear guest exhilarated the youngest members of the Association again

102 0361For many years, mayor of Tuzla, Mr. Jasmin Imamovi? provides New Year's presents for children with disability, children in orphanage, as well as in hospital.

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Helpful initiative of Radio club Tuzla resulted by successful cooperation

members of the Radio ClubAt the beginning of September 2012, representatives of Radio club Tuzla visited The Association of visually impaired citizens and offered our members to participate in their project of training for radio-operators. Ten members of the association of diferent age took part in training for radio-operators wich lasted for two months and a half. With in the trainig participants acquired basic knowledge how to behave in eter and work with kt and ukt radio stations. Members came to radio club ones a weak and even more often to learn and socialize.

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Tolerance and prejudices

Workshop - Sense of touchPrimary school Miladije Tuzla and The Association of visually impaired citizens Tuzla cooperate for many years on behalf of children. Stuff and students of hte school organized more activities, wich included different programs and supplying newyear presents for members of dte Assotiation. On initiative of teachers Robina and Aleksandra, 21.11.2012. iz organized workshop with the topic of prejudice and tolerance.

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Organized round table with the topic of audio description

Organized round table with the topic of audio descriptionWithin the project supported from the Government of Tuzla canton, Tuzla municipality and the Association Homer from Belgrade, on October 15 2012, on the International white cane's day, the Association of visually impaired citizens of Tuzla organized round table with the topic Audio description helpful technic for access of blind and partially sighted people to culture and art. The aim of the event was informing blind and partially sighted people, the authorities and cultural workers about importance of audio description for the blind. Unfortunately, there is no audio described films and theatre performance in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Organized picnic to Zla?a

kahvenisanje u etno avlijiWithin ordinary activities, the Association of visually impaired citizens organized picnic for its members on 22th of September 2012. The day was beautiful and 45 of participants enjoyed in the nature.

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The Association of visually impaired citizens of Tuzla organizez swiming for its members

bazen hotel tuzlaWith financial support of BH Telecom and Hotel Tuzla. the Association of visually impaired citizens of Tuzla organizes swimming for its members in swimming pool of Tuzla Hotel. This new weekly sport's activity has started at the beginning of July 2012 and over 20 members used swimming pool. Swimming is good opportunity for relaxation and gethering.

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Organized tournament in talking dart

tima u igriDart becomes more and more popular among blind. Neighbouring Croatia has dart league of blind's associations. Although the price of talking dart is high, blind people show interest for this form of socializing.

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