Three month Report on the Financial Performance of the NRCB-Plovdiv and three month report on the activities performed for the period 01.1.2022-30.3.2022

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Марин Пейчев е на 3-то място на почетната стълбичкаThe world arm-wrestling championship was held from 24.11.2021 till 3.12.2021 in Bucharest, Rumania. Part of it was the XXIII Arm-wrestling championship for people with disabilities. Bulgaria was represented by a national team of more than 20 participants from the whole country. The Plovdiv participants were from arm-wrestling club Izgrev – Plovdiv – Asya Burova and Emka Tanova, who train in the sports centre, located at the National rehabilitation for the blind center, Plovdiv, under the guidance of Marin Peychev – assistant-teacher in physical education and rehabilitation in the NRCB. The two competitors once again won prize positions. Marin Peychev also took part in the competition and won 3rd prize in Right hand and 4th prize in Left hand, thus completing another successful yeat for the Bulgarian athletes with visual disabilities.

Three month Report on the Financial Performance of the NRCB-Plovdiv and three month report on the activities performed for the period 01.10.2021-30.12.2021

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бял бастун сгъваемWe celebrate the International Day of the white cane on 15th October. It all began in 1921, when James Bigs – a photographer from Bristol, UK, loses his sight after an accident. Since the traffic in his neighborhood was extremely heavy, he painted the cane he used as an assisting device white so that it became more visible for the others. In 1931 the mayor of Paris realized the idea to paint in white the canes blind people were using and the white color be used as a symbol of a visual disability and in the same year a national program for visually impaired people’s movement started in France. In 1943 in Pennsylvania doctor Richard Hoover, working in a military hospital invents the long white cane. This invention was provoked by the difficult situation that his blind patients were in. Due to bombing danger, the hospital was situated into the woods and in several distant buildings, which impeded the movement of the visually impaired.

Three month Report on the Financial Performance of the NRCB-Plovdiv and three month report on the activities performed for the period 01.07.2021-30.09.2021

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