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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.
10 April 2014 | 60 comments | Last comment on 4 March 2017 | Posted by Edwin Osundwa
Our Kenya Country Representative Edwin Osundwa gave evident for the report, and is delighted that deafblindness is mentioned on its first page.
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.
7 March 2014 | 0 comments | Posted by Akhil Paul
With general elections around the corner, the current draft of the Rights of People with Disabilities Bill has become a big political issue.
3 March 2014 | 0 comments | Posted by Josephine Akiru
Zahara is profoundly deaf and with very little sight. At school, with the help of her teachers, she is learning how to be independent.
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.
8 January 2014 | 10 comments | Last comment on 11 September 2017 | Posted by Lucy Drescher
From next week, the Committee will start to hear evidence from a variety of people and organisations working in this area, including Sense International and the Bond Disability and Development Group.
3 December 2013 | 16 comments | Last comment on 29 November 2017 | Posted by Lucy Drescher
On 3 December 2013, to coincide with the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Bond DDG held an event in the UK Parliament, which was a great opportunity for NGOs like Sense International to make sure that disability is truly on the Government's international development agenda.
12 November 2013 | 5 comments | Last comment on 7 December 2017 | Posted by Maurizio Borgatti
I was recently lucky enough to conclude a two week Peruvian holiday with a last day visit to the San Francisco De Asis Special Education centre in Surco Lima. Sense International and the European Union co-funded a new sensory room there in December 2011.
First published: Friday 7 June 2013
Last updated: Thursday 18 September 2014