WELCOME TO GOVI

  • GOVI SCHOOL CHILDREN HAVING FUN GOVI SCHOOL CHILDREN HAVING FUN
  • 2013 WORLD WHITE CANE DAY CELEBARTION IN SOMA 2013 WORLD WHITE CANE DAY CELEBARTION IN SOMA
  • The Police Band At the 2013 World White Cane Day The Police Band At the 2013 World White Cane Day
  • Participating Schools 2013 World White Cane Day In Soma Participating Schools 2013 World White Cane Day In Soma
  • Members of GOVI on Match Pass In Soma 2013 Members of GOVI on Match Pass In Soma 2013
  • GOVI School Children At The 2013 World Cane Day Match Pass GOVI School Children At The 2013 World Cane Day Match Pass
  • School Children Over The World Map School Children Over The World Map
  • The IVICME Gambia Computer Lab The IVICME Gambia Computer Lab
  • The core members of GOVI The core members of GOVI
  • Members GOVI and visitors from the RNIB Members GOVI and visitors from the RNIB

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Helping visually impaired students get an education in the Gambia

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Ali Sallah’s office tells the story of a man who is fiercely dedicated to his work. The room is full of books and boxes containing alternative learning materials for his students - 42 visually impaired children, many of them born blind. The children in the school come from many different backgrounds, but all have one thing in common: they all come from poor families.. See More..........

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Our Vision

Empowerment and full participation in society of the visually impaired people in the Gambia

Our Mission

A national organization of the blind people in The Gambia challenging blindness and promoting the welfare of persons with visual impairments through the provision of services and working in collaboration with stakeholders, communities and family members of the blind .


 
  
 
  • BACKGROUND OF GOVI

  • The Gambia Organization of the Visually Impaired (GOVI) was established in 1991 by an amalgamation of The Gambia Society for the Blind and The Gambia Association of the Blind. GOVI is a national organization for the the visually impaired people, is recognized and registered by the Gambia government. GOVI undertakes a number of activities to help uplift the status of the blind and visually impaired in the Gambia.

    The supreme aim of GOVI is the prevention of blindness, the re-habilitation of the visually impaired and active promotion of the rights to equal opportunities and full participation in all spheres of national development and at all levels for the blind and visually impaired.


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