SANDA is dedicated to providing quality services, ensuring public accessibility and increasing awareness of issues affecting Deaf people at all levels in South Africa. SANDA was founded at an important moment in the history of South Africa, namely, the coming into being of a decade of a democratic dispensation - ten years of post-apartheid government.
• Building capacity in the Deaf sector
• Influencing public policies
• Set the agenda for meaningful inclusive development
• Provide comprehensive human development services that
benefit Deaf people at all levels of society.
Providing service and support that reflects the values, aspirations and culture of Deaf people.
Monitoring, advocacy and awareness of Deaf people, deafness and hearing loss
Providing strategic Deaf leadership, knowledge management and research
Contributing to inclusive policy development that promote mainstreaming of Deaf perspectives to government and society.
Continuous capacity and development of staff for consistently high work output and growth.
Reflecting, through our work, an enhanced quality of life and well-being of Deaf people and a more just inclusive South African society.