TABAT (TANZANIA BRAILLE AUDIO TRUST)
WHAT IS TABAT?
Tanzania Braille Audio Trust (TABAT), is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit making organization established under Tanzania Trustees Incorporation Act Cap. 318 RE 2002 with registration certificate No. 3383 issued on April 11th 2008. TABAT endevours to fulfill its objectives in the best interests of the visually impaired people.
TUSIIME SCHOOLS AND TABAT
Tusiime Schools in Co-Operation with TABAT to deliver the quality education of visually impaired persons at all levels of the Tanzania Education system.
Delivery of quality education and better livelihood to blind and low vision learners at all levels of education
To advocate for and /or give professional and technical support to blind and low vision learners and enable them to utilize and maximize their potentialities
TABAT MAIN GOAL
The goal of the Trust is to improve the educational status of the blind and low vision population in Tanzania by reducing illiteracy, provision of resource services and the incidence of inclusive education and improve their living.
TABAT ACHIEVEMENT SINCE ESTABLISHMENT
Since its establishment the Trust has rendered educational resource services to fifteen visually impaired people and one sighted individual. Most of the beneficiaries are students and adults pursuing their O-A secondary education levels. Others, especially professional adults are contained in the braille skills course. However, the number of visually impaired learners is kept to a minimum due to available writing and other assistive tools.
For blind students who meet our required grades, we offer free education. We want our students to learn to trust their own abilities, contribute to their social and develop lasting values while they expirience the exhilaration of learning.