People's stories

Through these revealing stories, discover how our work has helped some deafblind children and adults around the world lead better and fuller lives.

  • Ruth's story

    Ruth's story

    18 January 2017

    Ruth Nyambura from Waithaka Stage in Nairobi County, recently found out that her baby daughter, Margaret has hearing problems as part of our...

  • Christina and Simon's story

    Christina and Simon's story

    18 January 2017

    Christina Moraa was one of the first mothers to be offered sensory screening, for her child, Simon.

  • Grace's story

    Grace's story

    Grace, aged five, has multi-sensory impairments as well as Cerebral Palsy, and has been involved with Sense International in its community support...

  • Amina's story

    Amina's story

    Seven-year-old Amina, who is profoundly deaf with partial vision, is looked after by her mother and maternal grandparents in a temporary house in...

  • Akram's story

    Akram's story

    Akram is six years old and lives with his mother, sister, cousins and grandmother outside Kampala city centre.

  • Magdaline's story

    Magdaline's story

    Seven-year-old Magdaline, Maggy to her family, was born deafblind after her mother, Pamela contracted rubella during pregnancy. She lives in the...

First published: Friday 7 June 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 20 September 2017