A passion for Deaf education.


A mission to empower families.


A commitment to changing lives.


Welcome to DeafNET

DeafNET Centre of Knowledge (DeafNET) is a network of knowledge and expertise in the interest of people in Africa who experience hearing loss and related communication barriers.

Its main objectives are the particularising, exchange and dissemination of knowledge and expertise on issues relating to persons with hearing loss to achieve their full potential.

These objectives are achieved among others by facilitating and promoting education, development, training, social services, and spiritual and mental well-being to such persons as well as the promotion of Sign Language and other preferred means of communication of persons with hearing loss, including appropriate utilisation of assistive devices.

Your invitation to the DeafNET Africa Conference 2016

You can register now. A separate website – conference2016.deafnet.org – with further details will be available soon.

Latest DeafNET News

Deafnet Conference-September2016

DeafNET Africa Conference 2016 – Save the date

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The DeafNet Africa Conference 2016 will be taking place from the 26th till the 30th of September 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa.


A successfull first Annual Charity Golf Day

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We hosted our first Annual Charity Golf Day at Boschenmere Golf Estate in Paarl, South Africa, for the benefit of Deaf education in Africa.


Cycling for the Deaf in Africa

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Join the world’s largest timed cycle race with the Cape Town Cycle Tour. Use your influence to raise funds for a great cause! Funds raised will go towards Deaf education.


Invitation to the 3rd Annual General Meeting

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You are invited to the 3rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of DeafNET Centre of Knowledge.


1st Annual Fundraising Golf Day

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DeafNET in hosting their 1st Annual Fundraising Golf Day on 30th October 2015 at Boschenmeer Golf Estate in Paarl.


Red Star Project – June 2015 Visit

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DeafNET Centre of Knowledge and our partner, De la Bat School for the Deaf, visited Mozambique recently from 21-26 June 2015.

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