The Hope Social Union for the Visually Impaired (HSUVI) Bamenda, says it will continue in its mission to advocate for the well-being of persons living with disabilities next year.
The ongoing Anglophone armed conflict has exposed persons with disabilities to grave danger, and this group of people is now crying out for help.
Persons with visual impairment in the North West and South West regions have called on road users to respect the White Cane, and consider them as fellow active road users. They decried the fact that some road users have remained ignorant of the significance of the White Cane — a mobility aid — thereby sidelining persons with visual impairment as active road users.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has carried out a giant project, to mitigate the effects of the ongoing armed conflict on persons with disabilities in the affected North West and South West regions.
Dr Nyugap Charly has become the first ever lecturer with visual impairment to examine an academic thesis in the University of Buea(UB).