Al Noor Association For the Blind

Learn about us and what we Strive to Achieve.


The Objectives

  • To serve the interest of the Blind in social, economic, welfare, education, health, training, placement and teaching of Braill.

  • Prepare and implement plans and programs that aims to improve the living standards of the blind in the Sultanate of Oman.

  • The Al Noor Association for the Blind represents interests of the blind in the country.

  • Provide support services in areas of development, social and vocational hence enabling members to live normal life in the community.

  • In cooperation with the responsible authorities, explore employment opportunities for the blind according to their visual condition.

  • Prepare a strategy in coordination with the public and private sectors covering the whole country.

  • Facilitate communication between the blind on regional and international level.

  • Organize training courses in areas of culture, science, educational, sports and economy.

  • Provide assistance to educational institutions engaged in educating/training the blind.

  • Support efforts leading to improved living standard for the blind
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  • Encourage research in areas relating to blindness.

  • Set up information center for the benefit of the blind

  • Encourage voluntary work for the benefit of the blind.

  • Publish material in normal, audio and in Braille in matters of the blind.

Vision 2020


Vision 2020 is a global initiative that aims to eliminate avoidable blindness by the year 2020. launched on 18 February by the World Health Organization together with the more international non governmental organizations involved in eye care and prevention and manaldblindness that comprise the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB).
2020 is a partnership that provides guidance, technical and resource support to countries th; normally adopted its agenda.


  • Increased public awareness and utilization of eye health care r services

  • Increased availability and affordability of eye health care services.

  • Increased global political commitment to prevention of visual impairment.

  • Increased professional commitment to prevention of visual impairment.

  • Commitment and support of non governmental organizations.