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.

DeafNET Africa Conference 2016 – THANK YOU

Latest DeafNET News

DeafNET 2016 Africa Conference Report

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The 2016 Africa Conference Report is now available – click here to view and download

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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.

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