FOAL contributes to strengthening organisations of blind people in the following ways:
- Supporting the activities of organisations of people with a visual impairment in the region.
- Promoting unity as a value to achieve improvements that guarantee the rights of people who are blind or low vision.
- Involving national and local associations of the blind in the programmes and projects it delivers in their area.
- Promoting activities aimed at enhancing their capacity, services and professionalisation