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4 September 2015 | 15 comments | Last comment on 5 February 2017 | Posted by Jackie Killeen
Jackie Killeen reflects on a recent visit to Nairobi in Kenya, where she met our local team, that's funded through one of their International Communities projects.
31 December 2014 | 1 comment | Last comment on 18 May 2017 | Posted by Edwin Osundwa
Over the past year a specialist curriculum for children who are deaf and blind has been rolled out in Kenya's ten deafblind education units in specialist schools.
27 October 2014 | 0 comments | Posted by Stevie Kent
For the first time ever, children with deafblindness in East Africa are accessing education from their local mainstream school. This is no small milestone given that up till now governments and teachers alike insisted that children with complex disabilities like deafblindness cannot be educated through the mainstream system.
13 October 2014 | 2 comments | Last comment on 14 May 2016 | Posted by Geoffrey Atieli
On Saturday 27th September 2014, we visited the home of Gilbert Korir, a deafblind young adult who has recently graduated from Sikri Vocational Training Centre.
10 June 2014 | 0 comments | Posted by Charles Odel
Charles Odel from Sense International (Kenya) spoke at an event in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal on Friday 14 June 2014.
28 May 2014 | 9 comments | Last comment on 11 September 2017 | Posted by Edwin Osundwa
Next week I will be travelling to Boston to act as an advisor for the Disability Rights Fund, and am looking forward to drawing on my experiences working for Sense International in Kenya.
14 March 2014 | 90 comments | Last comment on 15 November 2017 | Posted by Jayne Coppin
Jayne Coppin of the Minerva Trust recently travelled to Nairobi to see the work it is funding at school deafblind unit.
24 January 2014 | 17 comments | Last comment on 11 April 2016 | Posted by Edwin Osundwa
As the Country Representative of Sense International, Kenya, last week I was privileged to visit UK to give oral evidence to a select committee inquiring into DFID’s work on disability and development.
Edwin Osundwa gives evidence at International Development Committee inquiry into disability and development
14 January 2014 | 179 comments | Last comment on 11 October 2017 | Posted by Sense International
Edwin Osundwa, Sense International Country Representative for Kenya, spoke at the first evidence session for the UK House of Commons International Development Committee.
24 October 2013 | 22 comments | Last comment on 16 December 2017 | Posted by Edwin Osundwa
Edwin Osundwa, our Country Representative in Kenya, writes about a project to develop a curriculum for deafblind children who are not in school.
First published: Friday 7 June 2013
Last updated: Thursday 18 September 2014