Latest appeals and funded projects

Why not help Sense International make a real difference to the lives of people with deafblindness by getting involved in our appeals or funded projects? Find out how...

A woman wearing a headress and pink glassesMy Turn to Learn

From 18 October 2017 to 17 January 2018, we aim to raise £450,000 to transform the lives of children with deafblindness in Bangladesh, and some of the poorest countries in the world, by delivering a programme of inclusive education and vocational training. Find out more about the appeal.

Nepal landmark

Nepal earthquake appeal - Ankur Foundation

Following the tragic earthquake in Nepal on Saturday 25 April 2015, we sent a message of support to the Ankur Foundation for Inclusive Education. Find out more about the Foundation and how you can help.

Noorjahan wearing glasses and hearing aids and holding a little babyThe Equipment Fund

We estimate that 800 children will need some kind of aid each year, such as glasses or hearing aids, and together they will cost £35,000. Donate to our Equipment Fund to help us achieve our goal to help the children reach their full potential.

Simon Russell Beale recording the appeal

BBC Radio 4 appeal

An appeal by renowned stage actor Simon Russell Beale on behalf of Sense International went out on BBC Radio 4 on 27 and 31 October. The appeal raised over £11,000 for us!

Two young boys in their school uniforms ride a bicycle

Project Uhuru

Project Uhuru is a vital new project to build upon the education services Sense International has developed in Kenya - so that many more of the country's 17,000 children and adults with deafblindness can receive help.

Three boys walking to school

Community-based education appeal

In 2014, with support from the Kenyan, Tanzanian and Ugandan governments, we will pilot a community-based education programme low-cost education for children with deafblindness.

A mother hugging her young daughter

Supporting a national rubella immunisation programme in Kenya

We are in discussion with the Kenyan Government and the World Health Organisation (WHO) about a programme to identify the impact of rubella in Kenya for the introduction of a vaccination programme. We are also exploring setting up support services for the rubella babies identified by the screening.

First published: Friday 23 August 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017