Formerly known as the South African National Council for the Deaf (SANCD), was founded in
1929 and in 1995 the former SANCD was transformed to a new democratically elected organisation,
namely, Deaf Federation of South Africa (DeafSA).

We strive for a fully functional Deaf community with equality in society, empowered to utilise opportunities in
order to create and sustain a high quality of life

Our values:

The potential of Deaf people to succeed
Individual difference
Dedication to the organisation
Establishing and enhancing relationships with members and partners
Open communication
Honest and positive attitudes
High quality information and service
Involvement/contribution of members
The views of the Deaf community
Continuous improvement and innovation

About Us