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3 December 2020
Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and this year’s theme is ‘not all disabilities are visible’.
Edwin Osundwa, Sense International Kenya Country Director to co-chair United Nations’ round table discussion on disability and business
1 December 2020
The Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is an annual meeting where signatories...
9 November 2020
Sense International has been awarded a £134,112 UK Aid Direct grant in response to the COVID-19 crisis to support people with multi-sensory...
Seven months since the COVID-19 outbreak: How our teams are supporting people with deafblindness around the world
30 October 2020
Here are some of the latest updates from the Sense International teams around the world.
Marking Deafblind Awareness Week: How people with deafblindness have been affected by COVID-19 across the globe
23 June 2020
This week is Deafblind Awareness Week (22-28 June) with Helen Keller Day on 27 June. Sadly, it is the most vulnerable members of society who are...
15 June 2020
Today marks the Day of the African Child (16 June) which aims to raise awareness of the situation of children in African. Sense International...
14 April 2020
Funding will provide sight and hearing tests for children in rural Kenya, and vital support to children with deafblindness in their early years.
8 March 2020
Today is International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political contributions of women.
3 March 2020
World Hearing Day takes place today, which raises awareness about deafness and hearing loss and promotes ear and hearing care around the world.
13 January 2020
Sense International is delighted that its latest Chance To Shine appeal is one of Mumsnet’s January Guest Campaigns.
First published: Tuesday 18 June 2013
Last updated: Friday 6 December 2019