In the Republic of Croatia the number of young people with disabilities aged 18-30 is 45,676 (Croatian Institute of Public Health, report on 25 January 2022).
Almost 10% or 4,951 of total number of young people with disabilities are from Split-Dalmatia County.
Thanks to the data provided to us by the Croatian Institute of Public Health, we have the current number of people who make up our target group, young people with visual impairments.
At the state level, there are 1,618 young people with visual impairments. Approximately 12% of young people with visual impairments live in the area of Split-Dalmatia County where our NGO is registered.
County Association of the Blind People Split has 19 members who belong to our target group, which is approximately 10% of the total number of our active members (CABPS, own research, 01.2022.).
Now, we are preparing for the next phase which is the development of creative activities for youth from Italy, Greece and Croatia. Stay tuned for more ….