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There is an enormous amount of knowledge within Visio about working with people with a visual impairment. This knowledge is also great for use in other parts of the world. At the same time there is a lot of knowledge and experience over there that we, in turn, can benefit from in the Netherlands.

And that is why Visio International exists: to share, inspire, work together and to grow as an organisation. To ensure that we as Visio have maximum impact. And to make sure that people with a visual impairment, no matter where in the world, can participate in life.
Team international
The Visio International team, from left to right.

  • Petra Wijen, program manager Uganda and Westbank
  • Els de Keijzer, program manager Egypt and South-Africa
  • Bert van der Waal, program manager Botswana and Ghana
  • Aukje Snijders, program manager Europe
  • Yvonne Wessel, project assistent International

International programmes

We want to make real impact on the lives of people with a visual impairment, We do that currently in six countries.
Read more about the programmes

Programme Europe

By actively participating in projects and networks, we can (further) develop our care for visually impaired and blind people in the Netherlands and also at partner organisations abroad.
Read more about Programme Europe


There'are many international networks that we participate in. We want to share our expertise and learn from others and share that with our colleagues.
Read more about the networks

Products and tools

Exchanging and developing knowledge are important pillars for international cooperation within Visio. On this page you'll find developed products and tools.
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About Visio

Visio welcomes anyone with questions about being partially sighted or blind. Visio provides information and advice as well as different services related to research, counselling, rehabilitation, education and living.