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ABSV, Berlin’s self-help organisation of the blind and visually impaired people

Roughly 20.000 people with a visual impairment live in Berlin, about 6.000 of them are totally blind. ABSV, founded in 1874, is the oldest self-help movement of visually impaired people in Germany. We have been able to help and encourage many people to accept  their disability and keep on leading full lives.