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Today, in Kenya many children are affected by disability. That’s 13.5% of the overall children population.

We work around Nairobi area to support children with disability. We work to provide medical care, hygiene and education for them. by engaging their caregivers and community.

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DISABILITY IS NOT INABILITY

Our real disabilities come from inside us, don’t tell yourself you can’t do something, keep on trying and if one way doesn’t work try another. (Rashida Rowe) In Kenya, most caregivers of disable children give up at the very beginning because they think of the curse God imposed on them. They feel ashamed, while they are stigmatized and isolated by …

DISABILITY IS NOT INABILITY

Our real disabilities come from inside us, don’t tell yourself you can’t do something, keep on trying and if one way doesn’t work try another. (Rashida Rowe) In Kenya, most caregivers of disable children give up at the very beginning because they think of the curse God imposed on them. They feel ashamed, while they are stigmatized and isolated by …

THE CONTEXT

In Kenya, the need to protect the rights of children with disabilities becomes extreme due to the following risk factors: The proportion of doctors in the population is one doctor per 100,000 inhabitants (Kenya Demographic and Health Survey – 2004) and health services are low-level and expensive. This forces many to cure themselves by traditional methods using medicinal herbs or …

THE CONTEXT

In Kenya, the need to protect the rights of children with disabilities becomes extreme due to the following risk factors: The proportion of doctors in the population is one doctor per 100,000 inhabitants (Kenya Demographic and Health Survey – 2004) and health services are low-level and expensive. This forces many to cure themselves by traditional methods using medicinal herbs or …

Only Through Community

We value being a part of families, neighborhoods, a group of peers at school, a group of colleagues at work, clubs and sports teams, and having friends and neighbors who care and look out for us. Unfortunately all too often people with disabilities are left out, hidden, excluded or kept separated from the rest of their communities. That’s why we …

Only Through Community

We value being a part of families, neighborhoods, a group of peers at school, a group of colleagues at work, clubs and sports teams, and having friends and neighbors who care and look out for us. Unfortunately all too often people with disabilities are left out, hidden, excluded or kept separated from the rest of their communities. That’s why we …

Educating Children with disability

A recent study by the Kenya Ministry of Education, Science and Technology found that in the country there were more children with disabilities (CWDs) out of school than those without disabilities. Besides, resources and structures in many schools are not adequate and relevant for learners with disabilities. In regard to this, the ratios of special needs teachers to learners were …

Educating Children with disability

A recent study by the Kenya Ministry of Education, Science and Technology found that in the country there were more children with disabilities (CWDs) out of school than those without disabilities. Besides, resources and structures in many schools are not adequate and relevant for learners with disabilities. In regard to this, the ratios of special needs teachers to learners were …

1725 Children with disabilities assisted since 2008
86 Children with disabilities in school in 2023
23 Community volunteers
130 Children with disabilities under treatment in 2023

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