Sola Sobowale, Fathia Balogun, Tonye, others celebrate with adults and adolescents living with vision impairment

The Federal Nigeria Society for the Blind held their annual celebration event titled, May Ball on 28th May, 2016 at the Muson Center.

The Federal Nigeria Society for the Blind, a non-profit organisation established for the rehabilitation and training of adults and adolescents living with vision impairment in Nigeria held an event to raise fund and celebrate the blind on 28 May, 2016 at the Muson Centre, Lagos.

This year's event tagged "Masked May Ball" had activities like fashion show by Bumi Deju, a celebrity auction featuring Sola Sobowale, Fathia Balogun and Stephanie Okereke-Linus.

The celebrities were auctioned off, for the highest bidder to win a blind dinner date for two with the celebrity) and a raffle draw to win exotic gifts.  Nigerian British-born singer and songwriter, Tonye was also at the event to celebrate and entertain guests.

FNSB main aim is to restore lost hope, ignite confidence and raise champions who can live productively, independently and contribute to the socio-economic growth of society. We are funded by philanthropic donations. We equip students to learn Braille, mobility skills, computer skills and vocational skills such as basket weaving, tie-dye, music and shoe-making and prepare students for higher learning in university.

To date, they have positively impacted the lives of about 2500 visually impaired Nigerians, raising champions.

It was an amazing night of great food, fun and sharing.

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