Elly Macha

Reviewing the experiences of blind people living with HIV/AIDS, Elly Macha discusses the development of the African Union of the Blind (AFUB), an umbrella organisation operating in some 50 African countries that addresses issues facing blind and partially sighted persons in relation to the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Aiming to tackle the range of problematic experiences faced by blind individuals, AFUB has undertaken peer education training workshops in ten countries with the aim of empowering visuall...read more