Finnish Federation of the Visually Impaired

The Finnish Federation of the Visually Impaired (FFVI) is the umbrella organisation of Finnish Associations of Persons with Visual Impairment that promotes the rights of blind and partially sighted.

It is a special service provider with a social element as well as an advocacy organization for the blind and the partially sighted.

The aim of the Federation is to secure the blind and visually impaired an equal status with other Finnish citizens. To achieve this the Federation seeks to improve the capabilities and skills of the visually impaired, while also trying to influence the society at large.

Projects:

Bolivia: Assisting in the education of Bolivian People with Visual Impairment in order to develop an inclusive education system
Ethiopia: The enhancement of inclusion of children and youths with visual impairment in regular education and socio economic systems