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Sense International Uganda is working to support children and adults with deafblindness during the COVID-19 crisis
20 July 2020
The lockdown has prevented people with deafblindness from accessing clear information about COVID-19 and meeting their basic food and medical needs.
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...
13 March 2020
Sense International Uganda supports young people with deafblindness through skills training and by building their communication skills.
Celebrating the results of the screening and early intervention programme funded by the ‘Finding Grace’ appeal
10 January 2020
Our programme for screening for children with multi-sensory impairments in Uganda and Kenya should be rolled out nationally and to other countries.
20 December 2019
As 2019 draws to a close, we look back at highlights from the past twelve months.
3 December 2019
International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a United Nations awareness day, promotes the rights and wellbeing of people with disabilities.
20 October 2019
Sense International is celebrating its achievements one year on from the first Global Disability Summit in 2018.
7 June 2017
Over the last 3 years, Sense International has supported more than 1,100 children with deafblindness in East Africa to access education through its...
22 December 2016
1st certificate course on deafblindness at Kyambogo University, Uganda.
First published: Tuesday 18 June 2013
Last updated: Friday 6 December 2019