Purposes and the Way of Work
The aim of WFDB is to improve the quality of life of visually-hearing impaired individuals worldwide. One of the most important activities undertaken by WFDB is the identification and determination of visually-hearing impaired individuals in order to end the isolation of these individuals.
The WFDB also aims to provide information on the visual-hearing impairment and the type of service required for visually-hearing impaired individuals to lead an independent life. In addition, the WFDB strives for visually-hearing impairment to be recognized internationally as a specific type of disability.
It has strong communication and active cooperation with organizations such as WHO, UN, The European Deafblind Union (EDbU), The African Federation of the deafblind (AFDB), The Latin American Federation of deafblind people (FLASC). It has been contributing to the realization of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals since 2015.
Membership and Membership Requirements
WFDB has four different membership categories:
- National Membership
- Individual Membership
- Affiliate Membership
- Sponsor Membership
BİRLİKTE Support Program Call for Proposals
You can submit your proposals until August 3, 2022 for the new support period of the BİRLİKTE Support Program, which we started to implement in 2017 to provide corporate grants and mentorship for corporate development to rights-based CSOs.