NGO in Iraq Seeking Braille Books

NGO in Iraq Seeking Braille Books

Do you have braille books that you no longer need?  Wondering what to do with all of those books in EBAE (English Braille American Edition) now that we have switched to UEB (Unified English Braille)? A non-governmental organization (NGO) in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq is looking for braille books for their students.  In the past the local authority printed braille books for them, but now, due to the economic challenges facing the region, they have not received any new books for more than three years.

If you can help, please contact:

Mr. Jwanro Mustafa

Mailing address:

Note that because mail is not delivered directly to a person’s home or business, the mobile telephone number must be listed on the package in order to reach him.

JWANRO MUSTAFA – 07730062006
Slemani Post Mail Office – books for blind students
Slemani Governorate

Shipping Costs:

According to the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB):

International Mail
International mail may be sent as free matter for the blind or handicapped if marked “Free Matter for the Blind” in the upper right corner of the address side of the mail piece.
The following information can be sent:
  • Books, periodicals and other matter (including unsealed letters) that is in braille or “special type for the use of the blind”
  • Plates for embossing literature for the blind;
  • Disks, tapes, or wires bearing voice recordings and special paper intended solely for the use of the blind, provided they are sent by or addressed to an officially recognized institution for the blind;
  • Sound recordings or tapes that are mailed by a blind person.

Find out more about shipping free matter for the blind internationally.


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