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The Africa Region of the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI) includes the following countries:

  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Cote d’lvoire
  • DjiboutiM
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Regional Chairperson

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Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame

Sightsavers’ Global Advocacy Advisor
21 Nii Nortei Ababio Street, P.O. Box KIA 18190
Airport-Accra

GHANA

Telephone: +233 30 2774210 / 2784702 / 2768935
Mobile : +233 24 4326635
Fax : +233 30 2780227
E-mail: gofefoame@sightsavers.org

Regional Committee Members

S.
No.
Designation Name & Address Telephone, Mobile,
E-mail & Skype
1 Chairperson Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame P.O. Box KIA 18190 North Dzorwulu, Accra GHANA Tel.: +442036400724
Mobile:+233244326635
E-mail: gofefoame@sightsavers.org
Skype: Gofefoame
2 Ethiopia Country Representative / Immediate Past Chairperson Tigabu Gebremedhin
P.O Box 694
Addis Ababa
ETHIOPIA
Tel.: +251116 62 97 03/6/8
Mobile:+25191123 51 69
E-mail: tigabucbr@gmail.com;
bersabeh12@yahoo.com
Skype: Tigabugm
3 Vice Chairperson Martin Kieti
Senior Consultant: IDP
C/o. African Union of the Blind
P.O. Box 72872 00200
Nairobi,
KENYA
Mobile:+254722603033
E-mail: Martin.kieti@perkins.org;
martin.kieti@gmail.com
Skype: Martinkieti
4 Principal Officer Praveena Sukhraj-Ely
Advocate
The Children’s Disability Training Centre
CMI Building,
13A Joubert Street,
Park Town, Johannesburg
SOUTH AFRICA
Tel.: 0027 12 3578614/3
Mobile:0027 844544747
E-mail: psukhraj@justice.gov.za;
lovelypravely@gmail.com
Skype: Pravely
5 Member Angela Affran
Perkins International
C/o Ghana Blind Union
Accra Rehabilitation Centre, Barnes Road,
Opposite National Meseum,
Post Box AC 496, Accra
GHANA
Mobile:+233246573201
E-mail: Angela.Affran@Perkins.org
Skype: Angela.Affran
6 Member Yaw Debra Ofori
President
Ghana Blind Union
Accra Rehabilitation Centre, Barnes Road,
Opposite National Meseum,
Post Box AC 496, Accra
GHANA
Mobile:+233243242913
E-mail: yawdebra2015@gmail.com,
yawdebra@yahoo.com
7 Member Nafisa Baboo
Senior Advisor, Inclusive Education; LIGHT FOR THE WORLD
Niederhofstrasse 26, A-1120 Vienna,
AUSTRIA
Mobile:+27 72 927 4746
E-mail: n.baboo@light-for-the-world.org
Skype: Nafisababoo
8 Country Representative (Ghana) Peter Obeng Asamoa
Executive Director;
Ghana Blind Union
Accra Rehabilitation Centre,
Barnes Road,
Opposite National Meseum,
Post Box AC 496
Accra
GHANA
Tel.: +233244753570
E-mail: poebengasamoa@gmail.com
Skype: Pobengasamoa
9 Country Representative (Kenya) Chrisantus Okange
Deputy Director in charge of VI (Quality Assurance Division):
Ministry of Education
P.O Box 30426-00100 Nairobi, KENYA
Mobile:+254724159226
E-mail: okangechris@yahoo.com
10 Country Representative (Liberia) Beyan Kota
National President/CEO
Liberia Christian Association of the Blind [CAB] Inc.
P. O. Box 1198 1000 Monrovia 10
LIBERIA
Mobile:+231886510354, +231770002003
E-mail: cabliberia2008@gmail.com,
beygort1966@gmail.com
Skype: cabliberia2008@gmail.com
11 Country Representative (Malawi) Ezekiel Kumwenda
Chief Executive Officer; Malawi Union of the Blind
P.O. Box 5092 Limbe
MALAWI
Tel.: +265 1984 385
+265 999 952 391
Mobile:+265888852391
E-mail: kumwendaezekiel@yahoo.com,
ezekielkumwenda@gmail.com
12 Country Representative (Mozambique) Raul Sitoif
Secretary General; Associação dos Cegos e Ambliopes de Mozambique (ACAMO)
CP 864, Rua Frei João dos Santos n°237, Beira
MOZAMBIQUE
Tel.: +25823313651
Mobile:+2588247216
E-mail: acamobeira@yahoo.com.br
Skype: Acamobeira
13 Country Representative (Nigeria) Opeoluwa Akinola
Executive Director; Disability Awareness and Development Initiative, Member; NAB
Flat 5, No. 5, Kosebinu Orepekan Street, Surulere Estate, Igbogbo, Ikorodu, Lagos State,NIGERIA
Tel.: +2348034093283
E-mail: opeakinola1@gmail.com
Skype: Opeakinola1
14 Country Representative (Rwanda) Donatilla Kanimba
President, Rwanda Union of the Blind
P.O. Box 1527
Kigali
RWANDA
Tel.: +250 576097
Mobile:+250788304490
E-mail: donakanimba@gmail.com,
k_donatilla@yahoo.com
15 Country Representative (South Africa) Cathy Donaldson
President: Blind South Africa
Private Bag 9005,
Crowns Mines,
Gauteng 2025
SOUTH AFRICA
Mobile:+27 83701 4246,
+27 11753 1607
E-mail: president@blindsa.org.za
Skype: Cathy7673
16 Country Representative (Tanzania) Louis Benedicto
Chairperson; Tanzania League of the Blind
P.O. Box 22408
Kariakoo, 8 Chui Street
TANZANIA
Tel.: +255 655888833
Mobile:+255 712 355110
E-mail: louis.benedicto@yahoo.com
Skype: Jonaslubago
17 Country Representative (Togo) Komiyi Ayassou
Chairperson; Association Togolaise des Aveugles (ATA)
BP 30357 Lomé
TOGO
Tel.: +228 22 33 38 65
Mobile:+228 90 14 19 36
E-mail: germayass@gmail.com
Skype: Ayassoukomivi