The Transoranje Institute for Special Education (TOIBO) was founded on 13 March 1947. The aim was to start a school for Deaf children in the north of South Africa. The first school, Transoranje School for the Deaf, was established on 16 August 1954 in Pretoria. It soon became clear that the Institute would also have to establish schools for children with other disabilities.
Needs driven, Christian inspired and compassionate support for learners with special educational needs.
To enable learners with special educational needs of the five Institute associated schools to reach their full potential by contributing physical resources and support within a Christian ethos.